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Posted on March 20, 2014

Used in the Chicken Enchilladas with Tomatillo Sauce recipe. This sauce can be made in advance and kept in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Yield: 2 1/2 cups

tomatillo sauce


1 pound (about 9) tomatillos, husks removed, rinsed, and quartered

2 jalapeños, stemmed and halved (less if you don't like it hot)

1 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro stems and leaves

1 clove garlic

1/2 onion

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons water



Puree the ingredients: Combine all the ingredients in a blender and pulse a few times before blending the ingredients into a puree.

Serve or store: Transfer to a serving bowl if using right away, or transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate if storing.


(Ref. "Fresh Tomatillo Sauce" recipe, Simply Mexican, page 95.)