Grilling the tomatillos in this salsa adds a lovely smoky flavor and aroma.

Patsy Jamieson
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1997


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill or broiler.

  • Grill or broil tomatillos, turning occasionally, until softened and blackened in spots, 6 to 8 minutes. Core and halve the tomatillos.

  • Combine the tomatillos, serranos (or jalapenos) and garlic in a food processor or blender; process until smooth. Transfer to a small bowl. Stir in cilantro and lime juice. Season with sugar and salt.


Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

5 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 1g; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.3g 1% DV; sugars 0.6g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 29.7IU 1% DV; vitamin c 2.2mg 4% DV; folate 1.3mcg; calcium 1.7mg; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 3.1mg 1% DV; potassium 41.9mg 1% DV; sodium 24.5mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.