Tomatillo Sauce

Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

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Joyce Lowery

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@jlowery55

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    tomatillos, fresh
  • 2 clove
    garlic
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2
    serrano chile peppers
  • 1/2
    onion, finely chopped
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Tomatillo Sauce

Step-by-Step

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