8 fresh tomatillos, husks removed
1 jalapeño chile pepper, stem and seeds removed
olive oil cooking spray
grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C, Gas Mark 4).
Place the tomatillos and jalapeño on a small baking sheet. Lightly spritz with cooking spray. Roast for 20 to 25 minutes, until tomatillos are golden and soft.
Transfer tomatillos and jalapeño to a food processor. Process until smooth. Add the lemon zest and juice. Pulse again to mix.
Use 1 1/2 cups of the salsa as directed above. Refrigerate the remaining salsa to use over grilled fish or chicken.
- Per 1/4-cup (60 ml) serving
- 13 calories (0% calories from fat)
- 0 protein
- 0 total fat )0 saturated fat)
- 3 g carbohydrates
- 1 g dietary fiber
- 0 cholesterol
- 103 mg potassium
- 0 sodium
- Diabetic exchanges