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Salsa Verde
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A nice light dip or addition to a Mexican dish, Salsa Verde is pretty simple to make. You pretty much just cook the tomatillos and blend everything into a salsa. This is an easy starter recipe, many people like to add their own twists for extra flair. Enjoy!
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4 people
  • 1 pound fresh tomatillos
  • 1/4 cup onion or 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 or 2 hot peppers
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

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  1. Preheat broiler. Remove the papery husks covering the tomatillos. Wash and halve tomatillos, halve and stem pepper(s).

  2. Place peppers and tomatillos skin-side up on broiler pan and broil 4 inches from heat for 5-7 minutes or until skin is charred.

  3. Once cooled, transfer all ingredients except salt to a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped & mixed. Season with salt and refrigerate until ready to use.

Suitable for these diets:

Vegetarian Gluten Free Vegan

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