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Tomatillo Salsa

This green salsa can add some heat to your next taco night. Recipe source: Greater Chicago Food Depository

Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Servings: 3
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • Pinch of Cayenne Pepper
  • 4 Tomatillos, husks removed and diced
  • 1/2 cup Onion, diced
  • 4 sprigs of Cilantro, minced
  1. Wash and dice tomatillos. Place tomatillos and water in a sauce pot.  Cook over low heat until tomatillos start to break down and become mushy.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and cook for 5 more minutes.
  3. Place mixture in blender and blend for 30 seconds.
  4. Cool salsa before serving—it will thicken during this time.  Serve with chips or your favorite Mexican recipes.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/3 of recipe % Daily Value
Calories 60
Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0 g 0%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 269 mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 13 g 5%
Fiber 3 g 11%
Sugars 9 g
Protein 2 g 4%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Tomatillos are rich in potassium and a good source of vitamin C.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Cilantro leaves are particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K.

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