Tomatillo salsa

Make this healthy side dish as part of a Mexican feast, with fresh tomatillos, onions, chillies, avocado and lime. Serve alongside burritos and tacos

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
    plus cooling
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 116
  • fat 8g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 7g
  • sugars 6g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 3g
  • salt 0g


  • 400g tomatillos
  • small pack coriander
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, roughly chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 avocado, cut into small cubes


  1. Put the tomatillos in a pan of boiling water, cook for 3 mins or until the skins split, remove with a slotted spoon and cool for 5-10 mins. Blitz in a food processor with the coriander, onion, chilli, garlic and lime. Tip into a bowl, stir in the avocado and season to taste.

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