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hominy soup, cream of hominy

Cream of Hominy Soup

Author Vianney Rodriguez


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ Onion roughly chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 14.5 ounce can of hominy, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth or chicken
  • 1 cup cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • fried tortilla strips


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic; cook until just soft, 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Add hominy and vegetable broth, season with salt and pepper.
  4. Simmer for 8-10 minutes.
  5. Working in batches, blend soup until smooth, return to saucepan.
  6. (For safety, remove cap from hole in lid, and cover with a dish towel to prevent spattering.)
  7. Over low heat whisk in cream, season to taste. Thin soup if needed with additional broth or water.
  8. Taste for seasoning, serve warm with lightly fried tortillas strips.