Shiitke and porcini posole

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
20 \N Dried Shiitake Mushrooms; stemmed, caps broken into 4-6 pieces
½ ounce Dried Porcini Mushrooms
1 quart Hot Meat Broth; such as pork, beef, chicken, duck or a combination
2 cups Cooked Hominy
\N \N Salsa
\N \N Salt
\N \N Black Pepper
\N \N Slices of Jack Cheese

Combine the mushrooms and hot broth in a saucepan. Cover and let sit until softened, 15-20 minutes. when the mushrooms are soft, add the hominy and salsa to taste. Simmer 15-25 minutes, or until the flavors are melded. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve right away, either as is or ladled over a slab of Jack cheese.

Per serving: 130 calories, 8 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate, 4 mg sodium, 4 g fiber, no fat, no cholesterol.

Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 3 May 1995 Typed by Katherine Smith Kook-Net: The Shadow Zone IV - Stinson Beach, CA

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