Salsa de Tomatillo / Green or Purple Salsa

Salsa de Tomatillo / Green or Purple Salsa

•    10 tomatillos, husked
•    1 small onion, chopped
•    3 cloves garlic or to taste, chopped
•    2 jalapeno peppers or to taste, chopped (remove seeds for milder salsa)
•    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or to taste
•    lime juice to taste
•    salt to taste


1.    Place tomatillos in a nonreactive saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Simmer until tomatillos soften and begin to burst, about 10 minutes.
2.    Drain tomatillos and place in a food processor or blender with onion, garlic, jalapeno peppers, cilantro, salt. Blend to desired consistency.

Variations: roasted jalapeno; roasted garlic
Possible additions: sour cream, avocado, cumin

Make 2 cups


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