tomatillo salsa recipe
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Tropical Tomatillo Salsa

May is Salsa Month! Tart tomatillos blend with sweet fruit in this fresh salsa.
Course: Dip
Keyword: salsa, tomatilla, tropical, vegetarian


  • pounds tomatillos, husked, cut into quarters
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/3 bunch cilantro, stems removed
  • ¼ large sweet onion, cut into large pieces
  • 2 tablespoons pickled jalapenos, diced
  • ¼ cup water
  • Salt to taste
  • ¾ cup English cucumber, finely diced
  • 1 mango, peeled and finely diced
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple, cored and finely diced


  • Place tomatillos, garlic, cilantro, onion and jalapenos in a blender. Pulse until finely minced. Add ¼ cup water and pulse until smooth. Add more water if needed for thinning. Pour into a serving bowl; add salt to taste. Stir in the cucumber, mango and pineapple.