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Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

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.

Coastal Living MARCH 2014

  • Yield: Makes 2 cups
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound tomatillos, husks removed
  • 4 green onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves and tender stems
  • 1 jalapeño or serrano pepper, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar

Preparation

Cut tomatillos into halves or quarters. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor; blend until finely chopped. Adjust seasoning, if necessary. Cover and chill.

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