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Tumacacori Mission Pozole


Posole is traditionally made for New Year's Day in many homes throughout the Southwest.



  1. In a large saucepan heat olive oil; add meat, onion and garlic, and cook until meat is browned and onion is tender.
  2. Stir in 1/4 cup water, chili powder and salt. Heat to boiling; reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine 2 cups water and cornmeal; cook and stir until bubbly. Cook and stir for about 5 minutes more, or until slightly thickened and cornmeal no longer settled out; set aside.
  4. Add corn to meat mixture; cook for 5 minutes more or until meat and corn are tender.
  5. Stir in cornmeal mixture, beans, olives and tomatoes. Heat through.

Serves 4.


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