Vegetarian “Pozole”- Day 4
Even after months of research my mind goes back to what I know and how to alter meals I already like to be vegan instead of just trying new food…and so it was with this family favorite. I fear my grandmother was turning over in her grave at my rendition her traditional soup.
Pozole is traditional a pork soup made with hominy. The soup, the way we make it, is generally just broth, meat and hominy. The best part of the soup is all the extra little bowls set on the table filled with cilantro, chopped onion, chopped radishes and lime slices. Each person then puts however much of each in their bowl. I personally love mine overflowing with all the extras.
Well, why couldn’t this be vegan? So I made some veggie broth from carrots, celery, onions and squash and boiled it FOREVER. I noticed it took a long time to get any sort of color to the broth. Meat broths change color very quickly in comparison.
It was WONDERFUL!! Even the husband and children ate a ton, and none of us are big soup eaters.
The meal was familiar and yet vegan. I was filled with warm fuzzies knowing I had combined the two and came up with my own simple meal gobbled up by all. I’m sure others have thought of this, but I’m always proud when I think of something on my own and Google wasn’t involved.
To make this yummy dish all you need are:
- Vegetable broth ( I made my own)
- A can of hominy
- Chopped onions
- Chopped cilantro
- Chopped radishes
- Lime slices
To make you simple heat the hominy in the vegetable broth and serve for people to dress for themselves.
Simple. Easy. Yummy.