Tomatillo Salsa

Spicy serrano chiles temper the tangy taste of tomatillos in great-tasting green salsa.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb fresh tomatillos, husks removed
2
to 3 serrano chiles, seeded
2
large cloves garlic, peeled
1/2
medium white onion, coarsely chopped
1/4
cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
3/4
cup chicken broth
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
Tortilla chips, as desired
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, place tomatillos; cover with cold water. Cook over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain and discard water.
  • 2 In blender, mix tomatillos and remaining ingredients except oil and tortilla chips. Cover and blend until desired consistency.
  • 3 In 2-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add tomatillo mixture. Cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture is thoroughly heated and darker in color. Serve warm or cold with tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

Tomatillos are green fruits that look like cherry tomatoes. They come in husks; remove the husks and rinse off any sticky residue before chopping.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
20
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
75mg
75%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.