Aug 142012

tomatillo salsa recipeThis tomatillo salsa recipe uses roasted tomatillo and is a great accompaniment to many of your favorite Mexican dishes (serve with corn chips, tortillas, tacos, burritos, tostadas, etc.). It’s easy to make and tastes fantastic.

Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Ingredients for Tomatillo Salsa

  • 1 pound tomatillos, husked
  • 1 white onion, peeled, sliced, quartered or whole
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 jalapenos, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro leaves, optional
  • 1/2 lime, juiced


Method for Tomatillo Salsa

On a baking tray, roast tomatillos, onion, garlic and jalapenos for 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer the roasted vegetables and any juices on the bottom of the tray to a food processor. Add the cumin, salt, cilantro, and lime juice and pulse mixture until well combined but still chunky.


Nutritious Tomatillo

Read about the nutritious tomatillo. One medium raw tomatillo is only 11 calories, but is high in potassium, vitamin C, calcium, folic acid and vitamin A.

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