Soups & Stews

Beef Hominy Stew


Beef Hominy Stew

Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • 2 lbs beef stew meat
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 large sweet onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 - 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 - 28 oz can hominy


  • Get out a large pot, add the oil, and when hot, add the beef and cook quickly just until beef browns well.
  • Add the onion, garlic, salt and pepper; stir and cook for 30 seconds, then add cilantro and water; stir.
  • Turn the heat down to low, cover the pot, and allow to simmer very slowly for about 15 minutes, or until the meat is very tender.
  • Add the tomatoes and tomato paste, cover the pot again, and allow to simmer very slowly for about 15 minutes.
  • Add the hominy, cover pot loosely, and allow to simmer slowly for another 15 minutes, stirring often.