Tomatillo Sauce

Salsa de Tomatillo/Salsa Verde

Preparation info
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    4 cups

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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

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This simple sauce, which is obviously a near relative of the raw tomatillo sauce and the Pico de Gallo Norteño, is another example of the extra dimension added by quickly sautéing an aromatic mixture in a small amount of hot fat. (In this case I prefer butter or corn oil. I think lard overpowers the delicacy of the tomatillos.) Notice also how the tomatillos will thicken and jell when pureed and cooked, one reason