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Tomatillo Salsa

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

2-1/4 cups

Dare to deviate from tomato salsa and try this tomatillo-based version for a deliciously addictive change of pace. It’s fantastic on its own with tortilla chips or served as a condiment alongside a variety of meats. —Lori Kostecki, Wausau, Wisconsin
Tomatillo Salsa Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 8 tomatillos, husked
  • 1 medium tomato, quartered
  • 1 small onion, cut into chunks
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add tomatillos. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Place the tomatillos, tomato, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, garlic, lime juice and seasonings in a food processor. Cover and process until blended. Serve with chips.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips): 19 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 133mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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