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Tomatillo, Tomato, and Panela Salad

Yield Makes 4 servings
Panela is a mild Mexican-style cheese found in many supermarkets; if you can't find it, use mozzarella cheese instead.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound tomatillos
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • About 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • About 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 pound firm-ripe tomatoes
  • 1/8 pound panela cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Chili-cumin chips

Nutrition Information

  • calories 160
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • protein 6.3 g
  • fat 4.8 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 1.7 g
  • sodium 492 mg
  • cholesterol 5.2 mg

How to Make It

  1. Pull off and discard the tomatillo husks. Rinse tomatillos and thinly slice into a bowl.

  2. Add orange juice, lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; mix gently.

  3. Rinse, core, and thinly slice tomatoes. Cut cheese into very thin slices. Arrange both on a flat plate.

  4. Spoon tomatillo mixture over tomatoes and cheese. Sprinkle with cilantro; season to taste with salt and pepper. Accompany with chili-cumin chips.