Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

(makes 2 cups)

8 fresh tomatillos, husks removed
1 jalapeño chile pepper, stem and seeds removed
olive oil cooking spray
grated zest and juice of 1 lemon

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C, Gas Mark 4).
  2. Place the tomatillos and jalapeño on a small baking sheet. Lightly spritz with cooking spray. Roast for 20 to 25 minutes, until tomatillos are golden and soft.
  3. Transfer tomatillos and jalapeño to a food processor. Process until smooth. Add the lemon zest and juice. Pulse again to mix.
  4. Use 1 1/2 cups of the salsa as directed above. Refrigerate the remaining salsa to use over grilled fish or chicken.

Per 1/4-cup (60 ml) serving: 13 calories (0% calories from fat), 0 protein, 0 total fat )0 saturated fat), 3 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 103 mg potassium, 0 sodium
Diabetic exchanges: FREE