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Mexican Green Pozole With Chickpeas [Vegan]

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Pozole is a Mexican stew that's typically made with corn. In this recipe, the corn used in traditional pozole soup is replaced with chickpeas, and the tomatoes are replaced with green tomatillos. It's then topped with shredded lettuce, sliced avocado, and fresh herbs to add extra greens into the mix. It's rich in flavor and is best eaten with corn chips on cold days when you have hardly any energy to spare.

Mexican Green Pozole With Chickpeas [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan

Serves

4-6

Ingredients

For the Soup:

  • 10 tomatillos, tomato, peeled and washed
  • 1/4 onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 whole serrano chile

To Serve:

  • 2-3 leaves of romaine lettuce, sliced
  • 4 radishes, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Dry oregano, for dusting
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • Pumpkin seeds, to taste
  • Baked or fried corn chips

Preparation

  1. In a large pot, add the tomatillos, onion, garlic, cilantro, and water.
  2. Cover and simmer until tomatillos are fully cooked, they must be light green and very soft.
  3. With a food processor or blender, grind the vegetables with salt.
  4. Add the blended vegetables to the pot and add the chickpeas and serrano chile.
  5. Lower the heat and test the broth. If it’s too thick, add water until you reach the desired consistency.
  6. Serve in a bowl with the lettuce, cilantro, oregano, radish, avocado, pumpkin seeds, and corn chips.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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I'm a food lover, love to eat and cook with whole and clean ingredients. I love to create and prepare dishes that nourish body, mind, and soul. That is why I started my blog Brown Sugar and Vanilla  (the Spanish version of which is here), to share my passion and my take on food.


 

 



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14 comments on “Mexican Green Pozole With Chickpeas [Vegan]”

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Michelle Crippen
3 Months Ago

Let's try this one sis! Jennifer Fritz


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Michelle Crippen
3 Months Ago

Let's try this one sis! Jennifer Fritz


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Shannon Cuoco
3 Months Ago

Chris Cuoco...Roberto and Luis can have all the people they want with this!


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Chris Cuoco
26 Feb 2016

yes...pozole!!

Jana Campagne
3 Months Ago

What's wrong with keeping the traditional hominy?


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Jana Campagne
3 Months Ago

What's wrong with keeping the traditional hominy?


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Heather Zeleny
3 Months Ago

Without the posole corn or hominy, it's not really posole at all, is it?


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Heather Zeleny
3 Months Ago

Without the posole corn or hominy, it's not really posole at all, is it?


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Roya Darvishian
3 Months Ago

Kathy Darvishian


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Ale Maldonado
3 Months Ago

No no no. Pozole didn't have chick peas. Is white corn.


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Shannon Cuoco
26 Feb 2016

This is just an adaptation.

Alejandra Pérez
3 Months Ago

Sally Lopez


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Sally Lopez
25 Feb 2016

OH MY YUM!



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