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Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

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Ready In: 20 minutes
Serves: 4
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVeganVegetarian
Roasting tomatillos brings out their full flavor in this simple salsa.

What you'll need

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Oven mitt
Nonstick pan
Airtight container for storing


Serves 4
18 Tomatillos husks removed
2 Serrano Chile Pepper stemmed
1/2 cup Onion cut into large chunks
1/2 cup Cilantro fresh, chopped
1 tablespoon Lime Juice fresh
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Sugar
1 tablespoon Olive Oil



Preheat oven to 450°F.


Put tomatillos, onion, and pepper on a non-stick baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt. Toss to coat. Roast for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.


Remove vegetables from heat and let cool. 


Put all ingredients in a blender container, cover with a tight fitting lid, and blend until smooth. Add 1-2 tablespoons of water to achieve the desired consistency.

5.Serve or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Chef's Tips

For a creamier salsa, try adding a ripe avocado.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.50 cup

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2 g3%
Sodium 150 mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 13 g5%
Dietary Fiber 4 g14%
Protein 2 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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