Simple Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Simple Tomatillo Salsa Verde

This green salsa made with tomatillos tastes great and is the perfect topping for tacos, fajitas, and enchiladas. It’s fresh, it’s tangy, and it’s creamy. It balances the flavors of this Garlic Habanero Shrimp Fajita.

Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

What are Tomatillos?

Tomatillos are available throughout the year, mostly in Latin American markets. Tomatillos, commonly known as Mexican green tomatoes, are covered in a thin, papery husk and coated in a sticky residue. Tomatillos

This fruit works well in salsas, such as this EASY AVOCADO TOMATILLO SALSA or this SIMPLE TOMATILLO SALSA VERDE that dresses up this Shrimp Fajita Recipe very well. This salsa has a fresh acidic tart flavor thanks to the raw tomatillos. If you wish to neutralize the acidity, roasting or grilling them whole before preparing the sauce is the way to go.

HOW to MAKE THIS SIMPLE TOMATILLO SALSA VERDE

The first step is to prepare the tomatillos. For this,
remove the husk and discard it. A sticky coating will appear on the surface, which can be removed with a brief rinse under warm water.
After cleaning the tomatillos, combine all of the ingredients in a blender.

Simple Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Tomatillo Sauce for Shrimp fajitas

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Tomatillo Sauce for Shrimp fajitas

Simple Tomatillo Salsa Verde

This green salsa made with tomatillos tastes great and is the perfect topping for tacos, fajitas, and enchiladas. It’s fresh, it’s tangy, and it's creamy. It balances the flavors of this Garlic Habanero Shrimp Fajita.
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Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 309kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 small tomatillos
  • ½ lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • cup of mayo
  • Cilantro

Instructions

The first step is to prepare the tomatillos.

  • remove the husk and discard it. A sticky coating will appear on the surface, which can be removed with a brief rinse under warm water.
  • After cleaning the tomatillos, combine 2 small tomatillos( cut in halves), cilantro, ½ lime juice, 1 garlic clove, 1 teaspoon lemon pepper, ½ cup buttermilk, and ⅓ cup of mayo in a blender.

Nutrition

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 17g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 301mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 171IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg

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