Tomatillo Salsa

This salsa verde has a fresh, tangy sourness (and kick of heat if you like) that helps cut through richness.

Ditch the store bought stuff for the fresh taste of real corn, then whip up superlative tacos, tamales, and empanadas

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Tomatillo Salsa Tomatillo Salsa
This salsa verde has a fresh, tangy sourness (and kick of heat if you like) that helps cut through richness.
Yield: makes 1 cup
Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 large tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 14 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 jalapeño, coarsely chopped (optional)in a blender, combine the tomatillos, lime juice, salt, and jalapeño (if using); blend until slightly chunky and you can still see the seeds.

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine the tomatillos, lime juice, salt, and jalapeño (if using); blend until slightly chunky and you can still see the seeds. Spoon over corn tamales.