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Green Chile Posole

Green Chili Posole

With hominy, black beans, tomatillos and spinach, this green chile posole is a spicy bowl of vegan soup topped with cabbage and crumbled tortilla chips.

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Ingredients

1 poblano chile

1/2 pound fresh tomatillos, husks removed

2 serrano chiles, stemmed, quartered, and deseeded

1/2 medium white onion, roughly chopped

4 garlic cloves, chopped

1 cup roughly chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for serving

1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh parsley

1 ounce baby spinach leaves (about 1 cup)

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

6 cups low-sodium vegetable broth

129 ounce can hominy, rinsed and drained

115 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

Shredded red cabbage, radishes and crumbled tortilla chips for serving

Instructions

Adjust the oven rack to the top position and set the broiler on high. Place the poblano on a foil-lined sheet pan. Broil for 5 minutes per side until fully charred. Transfer the poblano to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Let stand for 15 minutes before using a paper towel to rub off the skin. Stem and deseed the poblano and transfer to a blender.

Cook the tomatillos in a large saucepan of boiling water for 5 minutes until soft. Add the tomatillos, serranos, onions, garlic, cilantro, parsley, spinach, cumin, oregano, allspice and 2 cups broth to the blender and puree.

Pour the tomatillo mixture into a large saucepan over high heat. Add the remaining broth, hominy and black beans and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer until thickened about 35-45 minutes. Before serving stir in the lime juice, season with salt and top with cilantro, cabbage, radishes and tortilla chips.

Notes

Adapted from Everyday Food December 2011