Fruity Tomatillo Salsa
The best American name for this vegetable would probably be “Mexican green tomato”, but they actually taste nothing like regular tomatoes, In fact, the tomatillo is not a tomato at all. The tomatillo has a tart, lemony flavor that is enhance when cooked (especially roasted) and is an excellent base for salsas. While salsa (salsa verde) is the most popular way to enjoy tomatillo, they can be used in other ways. Tomatillos contain high amounts of vitamin A&C. Tomatillos are our #2 sales item!
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1 tsp. finely minced orange zest
1-2 habanero chiles
1 scallion, sliced
1 onion, diced
8 medium sized tomatillos, chopped
1 Tbsp. fresh oregano
1 clove garlic
4 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1 lime, juiced
Put all the ingredients in a food processor and chop until you have the desired consistency.
Try this with eggs, chips, fish or just about anything.