Total Time
25mins
Prep 7 mins
Cook 18 mins

Here is a recipe I got from Texas. Tomatillos look like tomatoes, but resemble the gooseberry.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the broiler, and cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. With baking sheet 5 to 6 inches from flame, broil the tomatillos for 15 to 18 minutes, turning occasionally.
  3. Tomatillos will darken in spots.
  4. Remove from the broiler, allow to cool, and finely chop.
  5. Warm the olive oil in a skillet.
  6. Add the onion and sauté until softened.
  7. In a bowl, combine the onion and tomatillos.
  8. Stir in all remaining ingredients.
  9. May be served warm or cold.
  10. Notes: If using dried chipolte chiles, remove stems and seeds, place them in a pan, cover with water and bring to a boil.
  11. Remove from heat and allow chiles to soak until softened (the skin may still feel papery and tough, but the pulp will be tender).
  12. Process the chiles in a blender or food processor with only enough liquid to make a paste.
  13. If you are preparing only a small quantity, you may press the softened chiles through a sieve, instead of using a blender or food processor.
Most Helpful

Very good salsa! While the tomatillos were in the broiler, I chopped the onions, chipotles and cilantro in my food processor, the tomatillos got their turn in the processor once they cooled down a bit. I added an extra chipotle because I like it HOT!. Easy to put together and tasty with tortilla chips, I plan on serving the leftover salsa with fajitas. Thanks kcdelong for a good salsa recipe!

Hey Jude May 26, 2003