Try one of our Mexican side dish
recipes from the Tex-Mex Cafe.
Salsa De Tomate Verde Cocida
3 C. water
2 1/2 t. salt
2 cloves garlic
4 serrano chilis
1 lb. tomates verdes (tomatillos), husks removed
1/2 C. loosely packed cilantro
1/4 C. chopped onion
In a saucepan, bring the water and 1 teaspoon salt to boil. Add the garlic,
chilis, tomates verdes and simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes. Drain, reserving
1/2 cup of the liquid.
Transfer the garlic, chilis, tomates verdes and reserved liquid to a blender.
Add the cilantro and remaining salt and puree briefly. Transfer to a bowl.
Stir in the onion and let the sauce cool before serving.
Makes 8 servings.