Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe {LOW CALORIE}

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

This Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe is healthy and low calorie. You can have 2 cups of this pozole Rojo recipe for just 330 calories!

Plus, we’ve supplied you with stove top and slow cooker directions to make this red pozole recipe. So you can make it slow and low and come home to a perfect low calorie dinner recipe.

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

This delicious Mexican posole recipe is packed full of protein thanks to the pork… You’ll get over 20g of protein per serving.

The best posole recipe is the one that you can enjoy without ruining your diet, and this one is perfect. It’s flavorful and delicious, low in calories and packed full of protein. And two cups is quite the large serving… most bowls don’t even hold that much!

This Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe is just 330 calories and has 20.1g of protein!

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

This low calorie recipe pozole pork soup comes with everything you’ll need to make a traditional pozole Mexicano recipe. You’ll find a shopping list (in the posole ingredients section) a how to guide (in the how to make posole section) and a printable recipe card.

This low calorie recipe for pozole soup even comes with stove top and slow cooker directions!

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

This Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe comes with lots of helpful sections, or you can skip down to the recipe card…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Red Pozole Ingredients (shopping list)
  • How to Make Pozole Rojo
  • Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Mexican Pozole Soup

Take a screenshot of the shopping list so you have it handy the next time you go to the store. And email yourself (or print!) the recipe card so you have it at your fingertips the next time you have a craving for this posole rojo recipe.

This pozole recipe pork soup comes with a shopping list, we will explore that in the next section. And in the following section you will find a handy how to guide two help you make this best pork posole recipe in a slow cooker or on the stove top.

Up next, a shopping list for Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe… Plus a toppings guide!

Red Pozole Ingredients

This popular posole Mexican soup is packed with pork and hominy to create a filling and hearty soup.

You can swap out the traditional pork for chicken, or beef. But if you want to an authentic Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe, you need to make this with pork.

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

This homemade pozole soup is packed full of good for you ingredients. And comes with a guide to healthy toppings….

Shopping List for Pork Posole Recipe:

Red Pozloe Ingredients:

Garnishes for Red Pozole:

  • Chopped Cilantro
  • Thin Sliced Green onions
  • Sliced Radishes
  • Shredded green cabbage
  • Lime wedges
  • Chopped Avocado
  • Greek Yogurt (in place of sour cream)

Special Tip: You can find the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe you want to make, and it will do all the math for you!

Up next, you’ll learn how to make our low calorie Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe…

How to Make Pozole Rojo (Red Pozole)

It’s surprisingly easy to make pozole Rojo soup recipes… though it is time consuming. So don’t let the cook times scare you off.

That’s why we created a crockpot pozole recipe so you can set it and walk away.

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

Below you will learn how to make pozole soup recipes in a crockpot, or on the stove top…

How to Make Pozole Rojo Soup:

Stovetop Directions for Pork Pozole Recipe:

  1. Cut the pork into bite sized pieces.
  2. Add the pork in a large pot and add 4 cups cool water, or enough to cover it by about 2 inches. Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium low and add the chiles, garlic, and salt to the pork, and simmer, covered, and cook for 90 minutes, until the pork is tender.
  4. Add the hominy and the oregano and continue cooking, covered for another 60 minutes.
  5. Serve the Mexican pozole soup in bowls, topped with lots of garnishes (they are all low in calories, so load up!)

Slow Cooker Directions for Pork Pozole Recipe:

  1. Cut the pork into bite sized pieces.
  2. Add the pork to a slow cooker and add 4 cups cool water. Add the chiles, garlic, and salt to the pork. Cover and cook on high heat for 4 hours, or on low for 6 hours.
  3. To the slow cooker, add the hominy and the oregano and continue cooking, for an additional 1 hour on high, or 2 hours on low, until the pork is tender.
  4. Serve the Mexican pozole soup in bowls, topped with lots of garnishes.

Special Tip: You can find directions, measurements, nutrition and more in the recipe card below. We gathered all the helpful information from above and created a sharable recipe card, so you have everything you need to make slow cooker pozole soup recipes in one place.

Up next, a sharable recipe card for our low calorie Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe…

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

This Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe is just 330 calories for 2 cups… That’s a HUGE serving!

You can make this pozole soup recipe in a slow cooker (crockpot) or on the stovetop. We’ve included directions for both methods below!

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

Low Calorie Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe (ONLY 330 CALORIES)

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This Mexican Pozloe soup recipe is just 330 calories and absolutely delicious!
We've included directions to make this red Pozloe recipe on the stove top and the slow cooker, so you can save time and come home to a delicious healthy dinner.
We've also supplied you with lots of low to zero calorie toppings for this pozole Mexicano recipe, so you can fill up and add extra flavors, without hurting your diet!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 servings
Calories 330 kcal

Ingredients
  

Red Pozloe Ingredients:

Garnishes for Red Pozole:

  • Coarsely chopped cilantro
  • Sliced green onion
  • Sliced radishes
  • Shredded green cabbage
  • Lime wedges

Instructions
 

Stovetop Directions for Pork Pozole Recipe:

  • Cut the pork into bite sized pieces.
  • Add the pork in a large pot and add 4 cups cool water, or enough to cover it by about 2 inches. Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  • Reduce the heat to medium low and add the chiles, garlic, and salt to the pork, and simmer, covered, and cook for 90 minutes, until the pork is tender.
  • Add the hominy and the oregano and continue cooking, covered for another 60 minutes.
  • Serve the Mexican pozole soup in bowls, topped with lots of garnishes (they are all low in calories, so load up!)

Slow Cooker Directions for Pork Pozole Recipe:

  • Cut the pork into bite sized pieces.
  • Add the pork to a slow cooker and add 4 cups cool water. Add the chiles, garlic, and salt to the pork. Cover and cook on high heat for 4 hours, or on low for 6 hours.
  • To the slow cooker, add the hominy and the oregano and continue cooking, for an additional 1 hour on high, or 2 hours on low, until the pork is tender.
  • Serve the Mexican pozole soup in bowls, topped with lots of garnishes.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cupsCalories: 330kcalCarbohydrates: 21.3gProtein: 20.1gFat: 17.4gSaturated Fat: 6.1gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 742mgPotassium: 268mgFiber: 3.6gSugar: 2.9gCalcium: 36mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Main Course, slow cooker, soup
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Up next, nutrition and calories in Mexican Pozole Soup…

Nutrition and Calories in Mexican Pozole Soup

Most Pozole Rojo Soup Recipes are high in calories and fat… but not ours!

We’ve cut calories without cutting flavor or serving size. And we’ve even supplied you with healthy and low calorie toppings for pozole soup!

Healthy Mexican Pozole Soup Recipe

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