Tomatillo Salsa

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Tomatillo SalsaRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Tomatillos are small green fruits with a tangy, citrusy flavor. Wash them to remove the slightly sticky coating before using. Some tomatillo salsas are cooked, but this raw version preserves the tart flavor, which brightens up foods from grilled chicken to fish tacos.

Serves 10 (serving size: 2 tablespoons)


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4 medium tomatillos
1/2 cup coarsely chopped white onion
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 garlic clove, coarsely chopped
1 serrano chile, stemmed and coarsely chopped
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Hands-on: 11 Minutes
Total: 11 Minutes

1. Remove husks from tomatillos; rinse under cold water. Quarter tomatillos; place in blender. Add onion and next 4 ingredients to blender; process until smooth. Add cilantro; process until well blended.

Created date

March 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 10
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 193 mg
Calcium 4 mg
Sugars 1 g
Est. Added Sugars 1 g