Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole
Sheri Giblin
YieldsMakes 1 1/2 cupstotal Time30 mins
AuthorFlor Moreno, Mountain View, CA,
Add more intense flavor to homemade guacamole with the addition of pan-roasted jalapeño peppers and roasted tomatillos. You can also do the roasting step on a grill.

Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes.

 

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a large, unoiled frying pan over medium heat, pan-roast the Jalapeños, onion, garlic, and tomatillo on all sides, 20 to 25 minutes total.

Step 2
2

In a blender, whirl the vegetables with 1/4 cup water until blended but still chunky. Add avocado and lime juice; pulse until blended. Add cilantro and salt, pulse to combine, and add more salt and/or lime juice to taste.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tablespoon.

Ingredients

 1 or 2 fresh Jalapeños, stems removed, and chiles halved and seeded
 1/2 medium white onion, peeled
 1 garlic clove, peeled
 1 tomatillo, papery skin removed
 1 avocado, peeled and cut into chunks
  At least 1 tablespoon lime juice
 1/3 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves, chopped
  At least 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

Step 1
1

In a large, unoiled frying pan over medium heat, pan-roast the Jalapeños, onion, garlic, and tomatillo on all sides, 20 to 25 minutes total.

Step 2
2

In a blender, whirl the vegetables with 1/4 cup water until blended but still chunky. Add avocado and lime juice; pulse until blended. Add cilantro and salt, pulse to combine, and add more salt and/or lime juice to taste.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per tablespoon.

Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole