Crock Pot Pork Posole with Cornbread Topping — a delicious hearty stew of pork, hominy and vegetables, with a wonderful cornbread topping that is made right in the slow cooker!
I took a break from comfort food with my last post to share a tasty healthy breakfast or snack option — Coconut Almond Chia Seeding Pudding. Today, I’m back to my comfort food theme with this wonderful and delicious Crock Pot Pork Posole with Cornbread Topping.
It is still very cold and snowy here in New England, so we certainly are still in need of some good comfort food. We had another snow storm this past Monday which brought us another foot of snow. Our snow total is now, since the initial Blizzard of 2015 two weeks ago, up to about 60 inches.
The best thing about all this snow, for me, is snow sports and other snow activities. This week I had the chance to go cross country skiing for the first time. We have cross country ski trails, right here in our town of Carlisle, at the Great Brook Ski Touring Center. The center is only about 5 minutes from my house, so it was about time I tried it out.
Cross country skiing was so much fun. It was a bright sunny day, and with all the snow, all the trails were open and the conditions were perfect.
There is nothing better, after a long day of cross country skiing or other winter sport or activity, then coming home to a nice warm bowl of a delicious comfort food such as this Crock Pot Pork Posole with Cornbread Topping.
And, since this is a crock pot meal, you can put everything together in the morning, it cooks all day and is ready for you when you come home. Even the cornbread topping is made right in the crock pot, so you don’t have to bother with another pan or turning on the oven.
Posole is a traditional Mexican stew made with pork and hominy. Hominy is made from maize, or field corn. Hominy acts like a sponge and soaks up the flavors from whatever liquid that it’s been cooking in, so it’s wonderful in soups and stews like this posole.
This version of posole is made in the crock pot with pork, hominy, carrots, onions, and garlic and has a wonderful cilantro lime cornbread topping that cooks right in the slow cooker.
My whole family loves this Crock Pot Pork Posole with Cornbread Topping. The last time I made it, my 7 year old son gobbled up his first serving and immediately asked for seconds. One of my 2 1/2 year old daughters, kept saying, after each bite, “this is delicious!” and I have to agree, it really is so delicious.
This Crock Pot Pork Posole with Cornbread Topping is hearty, delicious and so satisfying, the perfect comfort food for a cold winter’s day.
Recipe adapted from Family Circle.
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