2 pounds lean beef, cubed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
¼ teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon pepper
¼ cup cilantro
1 tablespoon cumin
1 can (15 ounces) stewed tomatoes
⅓ can (2 ounces) tomato paste
1 can (1 pound, 13 ounces) hominy
- In a large pot, heat oil. Brown beef.
- Add onion, garlic, salt, pepper, cilantro, cumin, and enough water to cover the meat. Cover with a lid and cook over low heat until meat is tender.
- Add tomatoes and tomato paste. Continue cooking for about 20 minutes.
- Add hominy and cook for another 15 minutes over low heat. Stir often. Add water as needed.
Variation: Skinless, boneless chicken breasts may be used instead of beef. For added flavor, add 1 tablespoon of cumin in step 1.