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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde, a recipe from Cooking Light, is a great dish to make when you're bored with traditional salsa. Made with tomatillos, fresh herbs, chiles, and jalapeƱos, this salsa has a vibrant color and a subtle heat. It is also extremely versatile and can be used for topping chicken or fish or simply as a dip for chips. Don't worry if you've never worked with tomatillos before, you can find them in almost any supermarket. To prepare them, simply peel off the outer husks.

Salsa Verde
Gluten Free
Makes approximately 2.5 cups

8 tomatillos
1/4 cup green onions, chopped
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
1 jalapeƱo, seeded and quartered
1 (4 oz) can diced green chiles, undrained

1. Discard husks and stems from the tomatillos. Combine tomatillos and remaining ingredients in a food food processor, pulse until coarsely chopped.

Nutrition Information-- approximately 25 calories per 1/4 cup of salsa

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