Tomatillos are a wonderful but perhaps underutilized WI fruit that is available in great abundance this time of year. Experiment with making your own salsa and have fun with Eating Locally!
|1 lb||tomatillos (husked)|
|1⁄2 c||onion (finely chopped)|
|1 t||garlic (minced)|
|2 T||serrano chile peppers (minced)|
|1 T||cilantro (chopped)|
|1 1⁄2 T||oregano (fresh, chopped)|
|1 1⁄2 t||salt (to taste)|
1. Place tomatillos, onion, garlic, and chile pepper into a saucepan. Season with cilantro, oregano, cumin, and salt; pour in water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the tomatillos are soft, 10 to 15 minutes.
2.Using a blender, carefully puree the tomatillos and water in batches until smooth.