Posole

Recipe by Leslie Fay
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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 18-24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Slice off tops of garlic heads, about 1/4.
  • Place garlic, cut side up, on a piece of foil big enough to just wrap the garlic completely.
  • Drizzle garlic heads with extra virgin olive oil.
  • Sprinkle garlic with a pinch of kosher salt and a couple grinds of pepper.
  • Wrap garlic in foil and place on middle oven rack for about 45 minutes.
  • Remove and let cool.
  • Heat 1/3 Cup olive oil in a large heavy skillet over mod. high heat.
  • Add chiles to oil until just soft, don't crowd the pan.
  • Remove chiles and set aside.
  • Salt and pepper pork well.
  • Add pork to pan one at a time, don't crowd the pan. Sear meat on all sides, remove to drain and work in batches.
  • In a heavy 4-5 qrt. pot over med. high heat, add pork and chilies.
  • Add 1/2 Cup water to pan.
  • Press garlic heads to squeeze out garlic and add to pan.
  • Add posole, salt and pepper. Stir.
  • Add 4 qrts of water to pan, cover and bring to a boil.
  • As soon as everything comes to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, uncover and simmer for 3 hours. Pork should be very tender.
  • About 30 minutes before posole is done, prepare garnishes and set out for serving.
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