Tomatillo Sauce

Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

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Joyce Lowery


I always loved the "green sauce" that my friend, Eva, served with her tamales. This is a combination of items that have been put together from the internet and Lucy Holtzclaw.


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20 Min
20 Min
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1 lb
tomatillos, fresh
2 clove
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
serrano chile peppers
onion, finely chopped
salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Tomatillo Sauce


  • 1Soak tomatillos in bowl of cold water to loosen husks. Drain and peel off husks.
  • 2Place tomatillos, onions, peppers, and garlic in saucepan with water to cover halfway. Bring to a boil until soft, about 10 minutes. Drain.
  • 3Transfer mixture to blender and blend to puree.
  • 4Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (do not substitute) in saucepan over medium heat. Add puree mixture.
  • 5Season to taste with salt and pepper. Bring to boil and then reduce to simmer for about 5 minutes.

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About Tomatillo Sauce

Course/Dish: Salsas
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Mexican

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