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Tomatillo Salsa

Updated February 23, 2016
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Tomatillos, which are not related to tomatoes, have a fruity, fresh flavor that complements most any food or dish they accompany.

Preparation Time15 min

Preparation Time - Text15 minutes

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 15 minutes

Dietary Considerationdiabetic, egg-free, gluten-free, healthy, kosher, lactose-free, peanut free, soy free, tree nut free, vegan, vegetarian

Equipmentblender

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Taste and Textureherby, hot & spicy, savory, spiced, tart

Type of Dishsalsa, sauces, seafood sauce

Ingredients

  • About 8 ounces fresh tomatillos (1½ cups husked)
  • 1 fresh jalapeno
  • 1 1-inch wedge fresh onion (about ¼ cup) onion
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves (including tops of stalks)
  • Salt (optional)

Instructions

  1. Pour about an inch of water into a saucepan with a lid and bring to a boil. Meanwhile, husk the tomatillos, rinse, and cut the larger ones to be the same size as the others for even cooking.

  2. Cook the tomatillos for 5 to 7 minutes, until fork-tender. Drain, reserving some of the liquid. Place the tomatillos, jalapeño, onion, and cilantro in a blender or food processor and process until pureed. Taste and adjust the seasonings, adding salt and more jalapeño or cilantro, if desired.

  3. 1. Pour about an inch of water into a saucepan with a lid and bring to a boil. Meanwhile, husk the tomatillos, rinse, and cut the larger ones to be the same size as the others for even cooking.

  4. 2. Cook the tomatillos for 5 to 7 minutes, until fork-tender. Drain, reserving some of the liquid. Place the tomatillos, jalapeño, onion, and cilantro in a blender or food processor and process until pureed. Taste and adjust the seasonings, adding salt and more jalapeño or cilantro, if desired.

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