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A Zesty Salsa with an extraordinary- fresh flavor.

Raw Tomatillo Salsa

A Zesty Salsa with an extraordinary- fresh flavor.

Raw Tomatillo Salsa served on Chicken Chili

Choose tomatillos that are ripe, firm  with a nice vibrant green color.

A Zesty Salsa with an extraordinary- fresh flavor.

Ingredients

3 large tomatillos, husks removed

1 small garlic clove, peeled

1 medium scallion, cleaned and chopped

1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

⅛ teaspoon salt

1 ½ teaspoons fresh jalapeño, seeded, chopped (use serrano chilis if you like spicy.)

3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, or parsley, cleaned and dried

Instructions

1

Clean and dry the tomatillos (they can be sticky.)
Add all ingredients to a mini chopper (or blender) and pulse until creamy an well blended.
Taste for salt.
The salsa will thicken as it stands.
This is a mildly-spicy salsa.

2

Use as a garnish for mexican-style dishes or as a dip for tortillas.

3

Refrigerate any extra in an airtight, glass container.

4

Great with: Chicken-Lentil Chili with Butternut Squash and Stuffed Shiitake Mushrooms with Tomatillo Salsa (see recipes.)

This recipe may not be reproduced without the consent of its author, Karen Sheer.

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