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Colombian Yellow Hominy Soup (Sopa de Mute)

Erica Dinho
5 from 25 votes


  • 2 pounds pork ribs or pork neck bones
  • 8 cups water
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon sazon goya with azafran or color
  • 2 whole scallions
  • 1 can 15.5 oz yellow hominy (maiz pelao amarillo)
  • 2 medium potatoes peeled and diced
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup hogao
  • ½ teaspoon fresh thyme
  • Maiz pelao or Hominy


  • Place a pot over medium-high heat. Add the water, salt, pepper, whole scallions, cumin, sazon Goya and pork ribs, bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium- low. Cook for about 35 to 40 minutes. Discard the scallions.
  • Add potato, hominy, thyme and hogao, cover and cook for 25 minutes more or until the pork is cooked.
  • Add the cilantro and serve.
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