Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Tomatillos
Vitamin A-Rich Breakfast. Toast a whole wheat English muffin and top with slices of tomatillos, apricots, and low-fat Swiss cheese. It’s a simple but filling breakfast that gives your body a jolt of vitamin A!
Gazpacho. Finely dice fresh tomatillos, cucumbers, green onion, green peppers and other favorite vegetables. Add to tomato juice with 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil and a splash of cider vinegar.
Healthy Vinaigrette. Combine a chopped tomatillo, 2 tablespoons of vinegar (white wine or balsamic), 1 tablespoon olive oil, ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard, and your favorite herbs (basil, thyme etc). Blend and enjoy!
Pico de Gallo. Combine fresh, raw ingredients, including tomatillos instead of tomatoes, along with onions, peppers, cilantro and a pinch of salt.
Salad Topper. Try something a little different in your garden salad by adding tomatillos as an ingredient. A sweet dressing is a good complement to their tangy flavor.
Straight off the Grill. Layer tomatillos with lean meat and vegetables on kabobs or cook them right on the grill for a quick side dish or appetizer. Grilling Fruits & Veggies.
Sweet & Tangy Treat. Enjoy tomatillos just as you would an apple.
Mexican Omelet. Combine egg whites, low-fat cheese, tomatillos, onions, and your other favorite omelet ingredients. Top with homemade salsa (made with tomatillos) and enjoy! Try adding them in our Spanish Omelet!
Salsa. Tomatillos provide a citrus-y tang of their own … even before adding lime juice, making them a great substitute for tomatoes in any salsa. Try them in our Roasted Tomatillo Salsa or Jicama Orange Salsa recipes.
Tomato … ToMAH-tillo. Any way you love to prepare tomatoes—baked, broiled, sliced, or braised—you can do the same with tomatillos. Tomatillos are so similar to tomatoes that they are interchangeable. Search our database for tomato recipes!