We're calling this one "Salad Soup." The weather is cooperating, allowing us to use the stove again, but we're still not interested in a big, steaming bowl of anything. So I calmed this dish down with cool green vegetables.
I wouldn't even be posting about it, but it came out so pretty, Cranky insisted on a photo.
It's a quasi-vegetarian version of pozole (I used chicken stock that had been simmered with fresh, empty pea pods). No meat chunks in this soup, but the heft comes from a can of rinsed white hominy. The flavor comes from onion, garlic, tomatillo and jalapeño.
We decorated the soup with cilantro, lettuce, cubed avocado, white cheese (feta and dry Jack), and a nice squeeze of lime.
It was surprisingly filling.
I think it put Cranky to sleep; I haven't heard a peep from him for the last 15 minutes or so.