Tomatillo Salsa


Serve this salsa to spoon onto fish tacos.

Makes 1 1/2 cups


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1/2 pound tomatillos
2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
1 fresh serrano chili, stemmed and minced
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Salt and pepper


1. In a 2- to 3-quart pan over high heat, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Husk and rinse tomatillos, then add to boiling water. Cook until barely soft when pressed, about 5 minutes.

2. Drain tomatillos and immerse in ice water. When cool, in about 3 minutes, purée in a blender or food processor. Pour purée into a bowl.

3. Add red onion, chili, lime juice, and cilantro and mix. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Nutritional analysis per tablespoon.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 2.8
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.1 g
Fat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 0.5 g
Sodium 0.3 mg