Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

Prep Time45 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Course: Misc.


  • 1 Pound tomatillos husks removed
  • Water
  • ½ onion cut into small pieces
  • 1 jalapeno pepper cored and seeded (1/2 for less heat)
  • 1 Garlic clove cut into small pieces
  • Juice of one lime
  • ¼ cup of canola/olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 large avocados peeled and cut into ½ inch dice


  • Place the tomatillos in a pan with just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes just until soft. Drain off water.
  • Transfer to a blender or food processor with the remaining ingredients except the avocados. Pulse on and off until chunky, not pureed. Taste for seasoning. Add the 2 chopped avocados. Toss. Makes about two cups. Chill.
  • Can make the day before.