Slow Cooker Black Bean Posole
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
A vegetarian version of a traditional Mexican soup, made with spices like chili powder and oregano, poblano peppers, and hominy corn.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - 15 oz. can(s) black beans
  • 1 - 28 oz. can(s) golden hominy
  • 1 - 8 oz can(s) tomato sauce
  • 4 - cup(s) vegetable broth
  • 2 - poblano peppers
  • 2 - Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 - tsp dried oregano
  • 3 - Tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 - tsp cayenne pepper
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - avocado slices**
  • Garnish: - chopped cilantro**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open and drain the black beans and hominy.
  2. Seed and slice the poblano peppers.
  3. Pour all the ingredients into the slow cooker. Set on low and cook for 8 hours.
  4. Ladle the soup into serving bowls and garnish with sliced avocado and chopped cilantro.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Slow Cooker Black Bean Posole with avocado and cilantro garnish, with side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Seed and slice 4 poblano peppers.
  2. Open and drain 4 cans of black beans and 2 cans of hominy.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the canned black beans
  • Half of the canned hominy
  • 1 - 8 oz. can tomato sauce
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • Half of the sliced poblano peppers
  • 2 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 3 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Black Bean Posole

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours.
Serve with avocado and cilantro garnish, with side salad.

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