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Mango-Papaya Salsa

Prep time 20 mins
Chill time 3 hrs
Yield Makes about 8 cups
Wrapped in papery brown husks, tomatillos look like small green tomatoes, but their pulp is firm rather than juicy and peppered with tiny seeds. Frequently used in Southwestern cooking, they bring a refreshing citrus taste to recipes.


  • 6 fresh tomatillos, husks removed
  • 3 mangoes, chopped
  • 1 papaya, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Chop tomatillos. Stir together tomatillos, mangoes, and remaining ingredients. Cover and chill 3 hours.