Tomatillo Avocado Salsa

My better half is soon off to a girls’ weekend, and that means I must give them recipes for fool-proof and yummy food. A taco feast. Recipe #1, a raw green salsa made from ingredients available in Minnesota…

Ingredients
1 lb. tomatillos, paper husks removed and rinsed
1/2 oz. garlic, chopped coarsely
1 oz. jalapeno, coarsely chopped, seeds included

2 oz. white onion, finely diced
1 bunch cilantro, rinsed and chopped coarsely
2 limes, juiced, about 2 oz. juicesalt and pepper to taste

Prepare the tomatillos, garlic, and jalapeno.

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Then transfer to the canister of a blender,

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And process on low speed until all of the ingredients are broken down.

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Add the avocaodes, and increase speed to high.

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Process until completely smooth.

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Transfer to a suitable mixing bowl, and add salt.

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Then chop the onions and cilantro, and squeeze the lime juice.

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Add to puree, and stir to incorporate evenly.

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Adjust salt and pepper to taste. Store refrigerated for up to three days. Adjust salt and lime after first day.