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Tomatillo Guacamole

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 25 mins
Chill time 1 hr
Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Ingredients

  • 8 tomatillos
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup tightly packed fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 50
  • fat 3.5 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • protein 1.0 g
  • carbohydrate 5.0 g
  • fiber 2.0 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 239 mg
  • calcium 12 mg

How to Make It

  1. Discard husks and stems from tomatillos; wash thoroughly. Place tomatillos on an aluminum foil-lined baking sheet. Broil tomatillos 3 inches from heat 6 to 8 minutes or until tomatillos look blistered, turning once. Let cool.

  2. Process garlic in food processor until garlic is minced. Add jalapeño pepper to garlic; process until minced, stopping once to scrape down sides.

  3. Cut avocado in half, and remove seed; cut avocado into quarters, and peel. Add tomatillos, avocado, and remaining 3 ingredients to jalapeño pepper mixture. Process 15 seconds or until tomatillos are pureed. Cover and chill 1 hour.

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