This Mexican classic is delicious in omelets or used as a dip. It's a great alternative to the usual red salsa you find in America. Add more jalapeños for some extra heat.
INGREDIENTS | MAKES 1 CUP
- 6 tomatillos, chopped, husks discarded
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 jalapeño peppers, cored and chopped, seeds included
- ½ cup sour cream
- ½ cup cilantro
- Salt, to taste
Place all ingredients in the blender and pulse until coarsely chopped. Rest in refrigerator for 2 hours. Serve chilled.
TIP: Substitute low-fat sour cream for regular sour cream.
PER SERVING: Calories: 332 (40 calories per 1-ounce serving) | GI: Very low | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 24g
Tomatillos are husked tomatoes that look like green tomatoes when their papery husk is removed. You can find them in most major supermarkets. Choose unblemished tomatillos that fully fill out their husks.