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Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto Photo by: Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto

Roasted Green Chile Chipotle Salsa

Make your own roasted salsa with Anaheim chiles and chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, resulting in a green color.

Sunset JUNE 2008

  • Yield: Makes about 2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
  • Total:20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 white onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 fresh poblano chile or 2 Anaheim chiles (5 oz. total)
  • 1 pound fresh tomatillos, husked
  • 3 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 or 3 canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, plus 1 tbsp. sauce
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Salt

Preparation

1. Put onion, fresh chile, tomatillos, and garlic on a baking sheet. Broil 4 to 5 in. from heat, turning once, until blackened, 8 to 10 minutes total. Let cool.

2. Peel, stem, and seed fresh chile and cut into chunks. In a blender or food processor, whirl broiled onion, chile, tomatillos, garlic, chipotle chiles with sauce, cilantro, and lime juice until coarsely puréed. Season to taste with salt.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 40
  • Calories from fat: 16%
  • Protein: 1.5g
  • Fat: 0.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.2g
  • Fiber: 1.9g
  • Sodium: 165mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
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