Advertisement

Tomatillo Salsa

July/August 1997

Your rating: None Average: 3.5 (2 votes)

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


Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Makes: About 1 1/2 cups

Active Time:

Total Time:

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces fresh tomatillos (about 8), husked, rinsed and dried
  • 2 small serrano chiles or jalapeño peppers, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic,peeled
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Salt to taste

Preparation

  1. Preheat grill or broiler.
  2. Grill or broil tomatillos, turning occasionally, until softened and blackened in spots, 6 to 8 minutes. Core and halve the tomatillos.
  3. Combine the tomatillos, serranos (or jalapeños) 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.

Tips & Notes

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

Nutrition

Per tablespoon: 5 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 12 mg sodium; 42 mg potassium.

Exchanges: Free Food



More From EatingWell

Recipe Categories

Connect With Us

20 minute dinner recipes
Advertisement

EatingWell Magazine

more smart savings
Advertisement
Get a full year of EatingWell magazine.
World Wide Web Health Award Winner Web Award Winner World Wide Web Health Award Winner Interactive Media Award Winner