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Pork, Potatoes and Hominy soup

Sango o Cus-Cus (Pork, Potatoes and Hominy soup)

Erica Dinho
5 from 11 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 pounds pork ribs or espinazo pork bones
  • 8 cups beef broth
  • 1 cup soaked dried hominy corn or maíz trillado
  • 2 yellow medium potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 cup of aliños sauce
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground achiote
  • 1 cup of hogao or Colombian creole sauce plus more for serving
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh cilantro


  • Place the pork bones and hominy in a large pot, add the alinos and the beef broth.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes, ground cumin, achiote, hogao, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook for 40 minutes more or until the pork is cooked.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh cilantro and hogao. Serve with white rice, avocado and aji on the side.
Keyword colombian soup
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