Pork Posole in the Slow Cooker

There is nothing like doing a pork shoulder in the slow cooker. Not only are you enjoying an economical meal, the flavor comes bursting through and there is nothing quite like it! Although you may have tried a lot of different slow cooker recipes, you really haven’t tried anything until you eat this pork posole. It is to die for!

1 tsp ground cumin
1 Tbsp oregano
3 bay leaves
1/2 cup ground Ancho chile powder or more to taste*
2 ½ lbs boneless pork shoulder (also called Boston Butt, or country style ribs), cut into small chunks
1 large onion, diced
6 garlic cloves, minced
4 cups chicken broth
1 Tbsp kosher salt or more to taste (depending how salty the broth is)
2 (25 oz cans) hominy, including the liquid


Combine all of the ingredients in the crockpot and cook on high 4-6 hours until the meat is tender. Add salt and more Ancho chile powder if needed.

Don’t forget to place a dish of toppings on the table so everyone can add them as desired to their individual bowls of soup!

Traditional Garnishes:
Thinly sliced red radish
Shredded cabbage
Diced avocado
Queso Fresco
Lime juice
Diced fresh green chile