Photo by: Photo: John Montana; Styling: Lynn Miller

Green-Tomato Salsa

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.

  • Yield: Serves 8


  • 1 pound green tomatoes or tomatillos, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 none jalapeño chili, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 none large avocados, pitted, peeled and cut into chunks


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 88none
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 157mg

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