Grilling the tomatillos in this salsa adds a lovely smoky flavor and aroma. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1997

Patsy Jamieson


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; 0.2 g total fat; 25 mg sodium. 42 mg potassium; 1 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 0.2 g protein; 30 IU vitamin a iu; 2 mg vitamin c; 1 mcg folate; 2 mg calcium; 3 mg magnesium;