Smoky Tomatillo Salsa

recipe
For even smokier taste, add 1/4 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika to this mixture. Serve with tortilla chips, grilled chicken, or pork.

Yield:

7 servings (serving size: about 1/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 41
Caloriesfromfat 15 %
Fat 0.7 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 1.2 g
Carbohydrate 8.6 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 171 mg
Calcium 19 mg

Ingredients

2 garlic cloves
2 jalapeño peppers
1 green bell pepper, halved and seeded
1 pound tomatillos, husks and stems removed
Cooking spray
1 cup coarsely chopped onion
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons chopped green onions
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Prepare grill.

Thread garlic cloves onto a 6-inch skewer. Arrange skewer, peppers, and tomatillos on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes or until blackened, turning frequently. Remove seeds from jalapeño peppers. Combine garlic, peppers, tomatillos, onion, and remaining ingredients in a food processor; process until finely chopped.

Jaime Harder,

Cooking Light

June 2007
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