Craving > Spicy Hominy and Chicken Soup for SoupaPalooza

by heidi on March 1, 2012

Foodie Crush Spicy Chicken and Hominy Soup

It’s been one sorry, sorry, SORRY winter for snow. Usually by this time of year I’ve had my snow shovel out at least 8 times and have created at least 4 snowmen. But this year I haven’t even dusted off my snow boots. And that bums me out because they’re cute. And warm. And I love ‘em.

So just when I’ve finished all my kvetching about no snow and finally weaned myself from the longing for a big old fashioned winter dump, what happens? It snows this morning. Really? Really you swarmy groundhog Punxsutawney Phil? I was finally dreaming of blossoming cherry trees, swimming pools and lemonade and here we go, more winter. I wonder if the Leap Year had anything to do with it. Hmmm, a metaphysical diabolical scheme.

Luckily, I had a quick and easy winter soup recipe at the ready. 

Soupapalooza

I had already made plans today to skip on over into my soupness thanks to Cheryl at TidyMom and Kristen at Dine & Dish‘s 2nd Annual SoupaPalooza event, so I had all the ingredients ready to roll for din-din tonight. You really need to check out their SoupaPalooza entries, there’s enough soup recipes posted to make the Soup Nazi a little nervous.

If you haven’t already,  create a soup and come join SoupaPalooza at TidyMom and Dine & Dish sponsored by KitchenAidRed Star Yeast and Le Creuset. You don’t even need to have a blog to enter, just a tasty recipe.

The recipe I’m rockin’ at Soupapalooza is from the famed Golden Door Spa, with an outpost right here at the Waldorf Astoria in Park City, Utah. It delivers all the goodness one needs for a flavor-packed, healthy meal—sadly, it doesn’t include ingredients for a handsome masseuse and aromatherapy spa treatment. It’s got a kick from the smokey chipotle pepper and even with a longer list of ingredients, comes together and is ready for the table in about 3o minutes. Perfect for a weeknight soup supper.

Come join SoupaPalooza at TidyMom and Dine & Dish sponsored by KitchenAid, Red Star Yeast and Le Creuset.

Choose to top the soup with the toasted tortillas—or not. The soup is so flavor packed you won’t miss them. This go-around I skipped the tortilla topper, but they do add a toasty missing crunch to the soupy soup.

Foodie Crush Spicy Chicken Hominy Soup Golden Door Cooks at Home

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Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga March 1, 2012 at 2:14 am

Gorgeous looking soup and I havent made many soups this year so have little to offer this challenge but wow, I’m being inspired to cook more soups!

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Bev Weidner March 1, 2012 at 5:40 am

Yeah, this soup right here? MADE FOR ME.

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Barbara @ Barbara Bakes March 1, 2012 at 8:07 am

Looks like a must try soup. I have never eaten hominy.

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Mimi Avocado March 1, 2012 at 9:16 am

We’ll try your soup here at the ranch! Some creative deliciousness to go with our avocados…and feed the hungry farmers who come in looking for lunch!

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The Cozy Herbivore March 1, 2012 at 12:28 pm

Mmmmm, hominy! What a great and filling addition to a soup. This looks great– I can’t wait to try it (minus the chicken, naturally…) and warm myself out of this weird winter.

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TidyMom March 2, 2012 at 8:52 am

That looks delicious!……….and I just had to giggle at the empty bowl at the end! hehe!!!

thanks so much for joining Soupapalooza!!

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Brooke March 2, 2012 at 10:55 am

LOVE SOUP! I want to join the SoupaPalooza!

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Al November 14, 2013 at 6:56 pm

This was the best soup I’ve made in a long time. The only decision I had to make was whether to drain and rinse the hominy, which I did. The soup turned out great.

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