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Salsa Verde Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sherry Means Anderson

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1- 28 ounce can tomatillos, drained
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 cup (about 12-15 sprigs) cilantro leaves, chopped
1 serrano chili, sliced (For a milder version try half a serrano first and add more if necessary after tasting. Add the second serrano for true chili-heads.)
Salt to taste
1 large avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced
Juice fro half a lemon
1/4 cup crema Mexicana

Directions:
Directions:
In a blender add tomatillos, onion, cilantro, serrano chili and salt. Whirl until combined. Taste and adjust chilies and salt, if necessary.

Pour half of the salsa into a serving dish. Cover and chill for one hour '
TO the remaining salsa in the blender, add the avocado, lemon juice, and crema. Whirl together until combined. Taste and adjust the salt and crema if necessary. Cover and chill one hour before serving. Makes about one cup of salsa.

 

 

 

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