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Tomatillos are small green fruits with a tangy, citrusy flavor. Wash them to remove the slightly sticky coating before using. Some tomatillo salsas are cooked, but this raw version preserves the tart flavor, which brightens up foods from grilled chicken to fish tacos.

Tim Cebula
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2016

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Credit: Jennifer Causey Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
11 mins
total:
11 mins
Yield:
Serves 10 (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Remove husks from tomatillos; rinse under cold water. Quarter tomatillos; place in blender. Add onion and next 4 ingredients to blender; process until smooth. Add cilantro; process until well blended.

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Nutrition Facts

10 calories; fat 0.2g; poly fat 0.1g; carbohydrates 2g; sodium 193mg; calcium 4mg; sugars 1g; added sugar 1g.
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