Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillos look like green cherry tomatoes in papery husks, but they have a lemon-like taste. Buy firm ones with husks attached.

Yield: 1 1/2 cups.
Recipe from Oxmoor House

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 5
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 1g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 12mg
  • Calcium: 0.0mg


  • 1/2 pound fresh tomatillos
  • 1/4 cup diced purple onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced


  1. Remove husks from tomatillos; rinse and dice. Combine diced tomatillo, onion, and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir well. Cover and chill at least 30 minutes. Serve with chicken or as a dip with no-oil baked tortilla chips.
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