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Café Azul Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa


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  • 1/3 pound tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and quartered
  • 1/4 pound fresh jalapeño chilies, rinsed, stemmed, seeded, and halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 firm-ripe avocado (about 1/2 lb.), peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons lime juice



Step 1

1. In a blender or food processor, whirl tomatillos, chilies, garlic, and cilantro until coarsely puréed. Pour into a bowl.
2. Stir in olive oil, avocado, and onion. Add lime juice and salt to taste.

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