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Celebrating Family + A Delicious Chicken Posole Recipe

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of BUSH’S Beans. The opinions and text are all mine.

Family is very important to us, and it’s been the center of my life since I was a little girl. I was used to having great grandparents living in the same home, going on vacations to visit extended family in familiar places instead of sight seeing in new places, and having huge holiday parties with dozens of cousins and lots of food. Growing up with a lot of people around was the norm, and I still find I love big get-togethers and having lots of friends and family over often… practically every single weekend!

My family is multicultural, and a big part of our background is Dominican. I love to cook recipes that celebrate our heritage, and luckily I have a mother-in-law who is an amazing cook and happy to teach me her favorite recipes (she is also part Spanish and has accumulated a vast repertoire of Hispanic recipes that she stores in her mind, shared only when we cook by her side). My loud, beautiful family loves to sing and laugh and have fun, and they sure do love good food as well, so it’s important to make lots of favorites for everyone to enjoy. Thanks to her, my mom, and grandma, I can do this for those I love.

National Hispanic Heritage month is September 15 – October 15, and during this time my kitchen focus will be on making those delicious Latin-inspired meals our family loves best, including a great Chicken Posole filled with hominy, pinto beans, chicken, and spices. It is not only utterly delicious, but also a great choice for the beginning of fall because it’s amazing served hot on cool days. My mother-in-law makes it the best, and I’m so grateful she shared her recipe with me when I first got married ♥︎ She wanted to make sure her son ate it the right way, hearty and flavorful, and today I’m sharing her recipe with you.

Chicken Posole With Pinto Beans Recipe

serves 6-8

2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 onion, chopped
4 cups chicken broth
1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1 tsp cumin
1 can BUSH’S Pinto Beans, drained and rinsed
1 can BUSH’S Hominy, rinsed
2 cups chicken breast, cooked and shredded

1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat for a minute or two.
2. Add the chopped onion and a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. Cook the onion over medium heat until soft and beginning to brown (about 12 minutes), stirring continuously.
3. Add chicken broth and diced tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer.
4. Stir in red pepper and cumin, then add in BUSH’S Pinto Beans and cook for about 10 minutes. Stir regularly.
5. Add in BUSH’S Hominy and the shredded chicken, and cook over low-medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring regularly until heated through.
6. Remove from heat, ladle into bowls, serve and enjoy!

Family isn’t just an important thing… it’s everything

We make getting together to celebrate holidays and special times a priority, because there is nothing more important than staying connected to the people who know you best and love you most. BUSH’S is all about family, and so is a guest at our family dinners- they are my favorite beans! BUSH’S Beans makes multiple varieties of beans that are great for celebrating with festive Hispanic recipes, especially BUSH’S Refried Beans and BUSH’S Pinto Beans, and BUSH’S offers a bean for every dish and taste, so whether you are a vegetarian, like bolder flavors, or prefer reduced sodium, BUSH’S has a bean for you. With 40 varieties of beans, you can try different flavors all year long.

Your family deserves the best too, so keep BUSH’S Beans in your pantry. For generations, families have served BUSH’S delicious, one-of-a-kind, slow-cooked beans, making them America’s favorite and part of the dinner table for more than 100 years. Follow BUSH’S on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube for appetizing updates and ideas

Family is where life begins and love never ends