Makes 2 cups
12 tomatillos, husks removed
6 garlic cloves, peeled
1 to 3 teaspoons minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
1 ripe avocado, coarsely chopped
Roast tomatillos and garlic on a baking sheet at 500° for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned on all sides.
Puree tomatillos, garlic, and chipotle in a blender. Add avocado, and puree until smooth. Salt to taste.