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Tomatillo Salsa

Yield 1 1/2 cups.
Tomatillos look like green cherry tomatoes in papery husks, but they have a lemon-like taste. Buy firm ones with husks attached.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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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