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“From Rick Bayless, 'Authentic Mexican.' There's nothing like a good, fresh tomatillo sauce! Great on grilled chicken! If you want a really hot salsa, don't seed the jalapenos!”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
3
YIELD:
1 1/2 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 tomatillos, husked and rinsed or 1 (13 ounce) can tomatillos
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 6 sprigs cilantro, chopped
  • 12 small white onion, chopped
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cup water

Directions

  1. If using fresh tomatillos, boil in salted water to cover until JUST tender, about 8-10 minutes. Drain. For canned ones, just drain them.
  2. Place the tomatillos, cilantro, and onion in a blender or processor. Blend until coarsely pureed.
  3. Put in a bowl, and add 1/4 cup water or until it has reached a sauce-like consistency. Add salt, and let stand 30 minutes before using.

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