Hominy refers to corn kernels that have had the germ and hull removed. The B vitamin niacin found in hominy is more readily absorbed by the body. This recipe is incredibly easy to prepare.



  • Hominy Chili with Beans2 teaspoons oil

  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced

  • 4 teaspoons chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 15 ½ ounces hominy, canned, drained

  • 15 ounces red beans, drained

  • 14 ½ ounces tomatoes, canned

  • 14 ½ ounces stewed tomatoes

  • 4 teaspoons cilantro, chopped



Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered for 1 hour.


Nutrition Information

  • Serves: 8

  • Calories: 257


This information has been approved by Clinical Nutrition Services (February 2012). For specific diet information tailored to your needs, we recommend you consult with one of our registered dietitians.