Tomatillo avocado salsa

Tomatillo avocado salsa


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About this recipe: This is a superb recipe for a fresh green salsa. The avocado gives the dish creaminess, whereas the tomatillo gives the dish tartness. It's the perfect balance.


Serves: 8 

  • 75ml water
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 125g chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 Scotch bonnet chillies or to taste, seeded, deveined and finely chopped
  • 45g chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 225g tomatillos, husked and chopped

Prep:30min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Place the water, pepper, onion, garlic, chillies, coriander, avocado and tomatillos in a liquidiser or a food processor. Puree or process to desired consistency, adding more water as needed. Serve immediately.


Tomatillos can be purchased in some speciality stores and online when in season.

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