One taste of this fresh, vibrant Tomatillo Avocado Salsa will have you craving it again and again. It's fabulous on tacos, enchiladas, burritos... any Mexican entree, but it also makes a wonderful sandwich spread, dipping sauce for chips and/or salad dressing.
Appetizer, Condiment, Sauce
Fresh Tomatillo Avocado Salsa
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 29 kcal
husks removed, washed and roughly chopped
seeds removed and reserved
medium white onion
large ripe avocado
roughly chopped fresh cilantro
leaves and stems, loosely packed
fresh lime juice
medium cloves garlic
Combine tomatillos, 1 jalapeño, onion, avocado, cilantro, 2 tablespoon water, 1 tablespoon lime juice, salt and sugar in the container of a food processor or blender. If it’s difficult to blend add more water, 1 tablespoon at a time.
Taste and add more jalapeño and/or more lime juice, to taste. If you want to add more heat, add small amounts of the reserved jalapeño seeds until desired spiciness is reached.
See Café Tips above in the post for more detailed instructions and tips to ensure success.
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Tomatillo Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving (2 tablespoon serving)
Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Vitamin A 116IU2%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.