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.

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Nutritional Information

Calories 5
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 1 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 12 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

Oxmoor House Cooking Light Collection

January 1995