Spicy Turkey Posole

Spicy Turkey Posole

Spicy Turkey Posole, a Mexican classic, gets its flavor from tender shredded turkey, fresh poblano chilies and a bit of hominy.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 poblano chiles, seeded and diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 cups turkey broth
  • 3 cups cubed turkey
  • 1 4-oz can diced green chili peppers
  • 1 15-oz can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 15-oz cans hominy, drained
  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large pot or dutch oven, add oil and heat over medium heat. Add onions and poblano chilies and cook until soft. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute. Stir in the chili powder, cumin, and oregano and cook 1 minute more.
  • To the pot add the broth, cooked turkey, chili peppers, beans, and hominy. Bring to a boil then cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour.


Serve this soup with fresh sliced radish, avocado, and cabbage.
If you cannot find turkey stock, use chicken instead.

Perfect Pairing

Serve this Mexican classic with Key Lime Moonshine
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