Tomatillos resemble small green tomatoes and are best used in guacamole, sauces and other Southwestern recipes.
This recipe, created by Lila Y. Cornelio, won Best Entrée in VT's 2011 Chefs' Challenge. After going veg at age 15, Cornelio began making meatless versions of her family's Mexican recipes. For her athletic performance cuisine class, she fed a wrestling team this tortilla ...read more
Tomatillos are traditionally used to make the green salsa served with enchiladas. Here they add a light, tangy flavor that complements the sweetness of yellow squash and the earthy black beans. Look for them with the tomatoes in the produce section of your supermarket. Canned ...read more
If you like things spicy, you can kick up the heat in this recipe by using a picante salsa and adding some chopped jalapeños to the mixture. If you use a large skillet or griddle, you can cook more than 2 quesadillas at a time. Offer scoops of guacamole served on leaf lettuce as ...read more
30 minutes or less With tangy tomatillos softened by creamy avocado in a Warm Salsa Verde, this Southwestern-inspired dish qualifies as contemporary comfort food. Fresh tomatillos are available in the produce section of most grocery stores. Look for firm, unblemished fruit ...read more
Almost any savory dish, such as enchiladas or quesadillas, will get raves when accompanied by this colorful salsa. Avocados and tomatillos are natural partners, complemented perfectly by cilantro and lime juice. This will keep for two days in an airtight container in the ...read more
For those who like their food picante, replace the chili powder with a canned minced chipotle chili in adobo sauce. To finish cooking this dish within half an hour, cook and prep simultaneously—cut up the ingredients as you go along. To save time, look for ready-cut packaged ...read more
30 minutes or fewer Poblano chiles add zip and portobello mushrooms lend substance to this Mexican-style favorite. To warm tortillas, wrap tortilla stack in foil and heat in a 300F over for about 10 minutes. Meal Plan: Serves these fajita wraps with a black bean salad made with ...read more