This tasty green pozole recipe comes to us from Carol Kicinski, author of Simply…Gluten-Free Desserts. Pozole, also spelled: posole, pozsole, pozolli or pozolé, Enjoy!
People often think of Mexican food as fattening and that can very well be true. This flavorful soup is an exception. The soup is a meal in itself and is so packed with flavor and nutrients it just does not seem low fat and healthy and yet it is. The garnishes make it fun! Ole!
Whether for guests or for an every night dinner, author Carol Kicinski's green pozole recipe hits the spot!
- 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
- 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 3 garlic cloves, chopped
- 1½ teaspoons ground dried cumin
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- 1 15 ounce can white hominy, drained and rinsed
- 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds and veins removed and chopped finely
- 1 pound tomatillas, diced
- 1 large bunch swiss chard, coarsely chopped
- 4 cups gluten-free chicken stock
- 2 bay leaves
- 8 radishes, very thinly sliced
- 2 jalapeno peppers, seeds and veins removed and very thinly sliced
- 8 green onions, thinly sliced
- 2 limes, quartered
- 8 sprigs of fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
- Mexican chile powder
- Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
- Add chicken and brown lightly, about 5 minutes.
- Add onions and garlic and cook until softened about 5 more minutes.
- Add the cumin, oregano, salt and pepper and cook until you can smell the spices, about 30 seconds.
- Add the hominy, jalapeno pepper and tomatillos and cook, stirring for another minute.
- Add the swiss chard, chicken stock and bay leaves and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover pot and simmer for 20 minutes.
- Remove bay leaves and serve in bowls with garnishes on the side to be added at will.
See Carol’s other recipes:
(Flourless) Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies
To learn more about Carol, Simply…Gluten-Free Desserts, or Carol’s recipes, visit her at Simply…Gluten-Free.