Publix Simple Meals

Chicken Posole with Bean and Cheese Puffs

Chicken Posole with Bean and Cheese Puffs
Servings:
6
Total Time:
40 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Preheat oven; prepare puffs for baking (5 minutes)
  • Begin chicken through step 1; bake puffs (10 minutes)
  • Complete both recipes; serve (25 minutes)

Chicken Posole

Ingredients

1 Deli rotisserie chicken, shredded
1 large poblano pepper, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup queso fresco (or Monterey Jack) cheese, crumbled
1 lime
2 tablespoons canola oil
8 oz prediced yellow onions (1 1/2 cups)
3 teaspoons ground cumin
2 (15.5-oz) cans white hominy (or white corn), drained and rinsed
4 cups unsalted chicken stock (or broth)
2 (4.5-oz) cans diced green chiles
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 ripe Hass avocado, diced

Steps

  1. Shred chicken (about 3 cups). Chop poblano (1 cup), cilantro, and garlic. Crumble cheese; cut lime into wedges.
  2. Preheat large stockpot on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place oil in stockpot, then add onions and poblano; cook 4–5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and cumin; cook and stir 1 minute. Drain and rinse hominy.
  3. Stir in chicken, stock, hominy, chiles, and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 7–8 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until hot and flavors have blended. Dice avocado. Top each bowl of soup with cilantro, cheese, avocado, and a squeeze of lime juice. Serve. (Makes 8 servings.)

Bean and Cheese Puffs

Ingredients

Cooking spray
6 frozen puff pastry shells (10 oz)
3/4 cup refried beans
6 tablespoons queso fresco (or Monterey Jack) cheese, crumbled
1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat baking sheet with spray; place shells on baking sheet. Bake only 15 minutes.
  2. Press the center of each shell down to make a well; place 2 tablespoons beans and 1 tablespoon cheese in center of each shell. Coat shells with spray and sprinkle with cumin. Bake 5–6 minutes or until beans and cheese are hot. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Aprons Advice

  • Serve soup with pepper sauce, sour cream, or tortilla strips. Complete your meal with fresh salad blend and mango Key lime pie for dessert.
  • This is our Simple Meals version of a traditional Mexican posole, a soup or stew using hominy (plump, puffy kernels of corn) as the main ingredient.

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Chicken Posole

CALORIES (per 1/8 recipe) 300kcal; FAT 18.00g; SAT FAT 4.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 50mg; SODIUM 920mg; CARB 19g; FIBER 5.00g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 17g; CALC 10%; VIT A 10%; VIT C 50%; IRON 10%

Bean and Cheese Puffs

CALORIES (per 1/6 recipe) 260kcal; FAT 16.00g; SAT FAT 5.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 5mg; SODIUM 410mg; CARB 23g; FIBER 3.00g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 8g; CALC 6%; VIT A 2%; VIT C 0%; IRON 10%

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