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Green-Tomato Salsa

Photo: John Montana; Styling: Lynn Miller
Prep time 15 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Yield Serves 8
Go green the next time you make salsa with this recipe featuring green tomatoes, jalapeño, avocado, and cilantro.  Serve with tortilla chips as an appetizer or use as a topping for grilled chicken or fish.


  • 1 pound green tomatoes or tomatillos, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 jalapeño chili, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large avocados, pitted, peeled and cut into chunks

Nutrition Information

  • calories 88
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 7 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • sodium 157 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine tomatoes, onion, chili, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

  2. Add avocado to bowl and toss ingredients together. Season with additional salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve with tortilla chips, if desired.