CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Avocado Tomatillo SalsaThis dip would be great with grilled chicken or fish.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This dip would be great with grilled chicken or fish.
Avocado Tomatillo Salsa
2 large tomatillos (about 8 ounces total)
½ cup lightly packed cilantro leaves
¼ cup chopped red onion
1 or 2 jalapeno or serrano chilies, seeded
2 garlic cloves, chopped
½ teaspoon salt
2 large, ripe avocados, peeled, pitted and cubed
Juice of 1 lime
Peel the tomatillos and rinse until no longer sticky. Chop coarsely and place in food processor along with the cilantro, onion, chilies, garlic, salt and 1 avocado. Pulse until combined but still chunky. Stir in remaining avocado cubes and lime juice. Serve immediately.
Yield: Serves 8.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 99 calories, 64 percent of calories from fat, 7.7 grams fat (1.5 grams saturated), no cholesterol, 1.9 grams protein, 8 grams carbohydrates, 4.6 grams fiber, 147 milligrams sodium.
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