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Oct 8, 2008 10:09 AM

What to do with a can of hominy?

I bought this a while ago for a recipe I never made and have since forgotten. What can I do with it? I"m pretty sure I have never eaten hominy in any form. Meatless suggestions appreciated. Thanks.

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  1. Hominy is actually pretty tasty. I have used it for a crock-pot stew with pork and chiles. But you can just fry it up in a pan for breakfast with some butter, add any seasonings you wish, and serve with eggs.

    1. As above, but drain it well, sauté it in butter, and then add eggs and scramble. Even better if you sauté a little onion and some chopped poblano pepper with the hominy, and add some grated sharp cheddar to the eggs. My mom added cubed Spam in there, too, and called it "squaw corn", but that has only nostalgia to recommend it...

        1. re: Slurpy

          Thanks everybody. That should do it.

        2. here's a meatless posole recipe: http://vegetarian.about.com/od/soupss...

          or you can add to any hearty veg soup, especially southwestern & south american style soups

          1. I just made a turkey soup with the roasted pieces ....adding to the broth ,onions,homemade sofrito,dried ancho and poblano as welll as both corn and hominy .I finished with adding the cooked turkey ,corn tortilla pieces and queso

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            1. re: scunge

              Southwestern Succotash:
              1 can posole with canning liquid
              1 small can green chiles
              1 can black beans drained & rinsed
              1 tablespoon cumin
              1 teaspoon Chile Powder.

              Simmer together until heated through. Serve on or with warm tortillas.

              Optional: 1 small peeled & diced Butternut squash par cooked before being added to the rest of the veggies.

              1. re: KiltedCook

                That actually sounds really good.