A bowl of Tomatillo salsa

Tomatillo salsa

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins plus cooling


Serves 4

Make this healthy side dish as part of a Mexican feast, with fresh tomatillos, onions, chillies, avocado and lime. Serve alongside burritos and tacos

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal116
  • fat8g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre4g
  • protein3g
  • salt0g
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  • 400g tomatillos
  • small pack coriander
  • 1 white onion, chopped



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 green chillies, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced



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  • 1 avocado, cut into small cubes



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  1. Put the tomatillos in a pan of boiling water, cook for 3 mins or until the skins split, remove with a slotted spoon and cool for 5-10 mins. Blitz in a food processor with the coriander, onion, chilli, garlic and lime. Tip into a bowl, stir in the avocado and season to taste.

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