7 Ways to Use Tomatillos

Last Updated June 14, 2017
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This small, green, Mexican tomato comes in a papery husk and brings a fresh citrus flavor to any dish. Look for them in late summer, or as early as mid-summer. Here are 7 ways to cook with tomatillos, from salsa cruda to soup.

Smoky Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
The base for this traditional salsa recipe hails from the Central Highlands of Mexico where multiple cooking processes help develop a rich, flavorful result. We turn things up a notch by replacing...

Guacamole Verde with Tomatillo

Guacamole Verde with Tomatillo
It’s pretty hard to get a perfectly ripe avocado at the grocery store. But a trick I learned for speeding up the ripening process is to put them in paper bags with apples or bananas. Those fruits...

Raw Tomatillo Salsa (Salsa Verde Cruda)

Raw Tomatillo Salsa (Salsa Verde Cruda)
Green salsas run the gamut on Mexico City streets. They can be boiled, pea green and soupy; they can be charred and thick and flecked with blackened bits of tomatillo. They can also be astonishingly...

Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa

By Bill Fuller of Mad Mex | Yield: 2 Pints Salsa
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