Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

By Karmul

  • 8 fresh tomatillos, husks removed

  • 1 jalapeño chile pepper, stem and seeds removed

  • olive oil cooking spray

  • grated zest and juice of 1 lemon

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C, Gas Mark 4).

  2. 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.

  3. Transfer tomatillos and jalapeño to a food processor. Process until smooth. Add the lemon zest and juice. Pulse again to mix.

  4. Use 1 1/2 cups of the salsa as directed above. Refrigerate the remaining salsa to use over grilled fish or chicken.

Nutritional Facts

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

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