Veggies From A-Z

Tomatillo*

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 70 g (125 mL)

  • Source of Vitamin C (14% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin K (9% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of magnesium (6% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Sodium-free (1 mg per serving)
Look For

Dry, hard tomatillos with tightly fitting husks that are dry and free of mold.

To Store

Refrigerate tomatillos loose or in an open container in the crisper drawer for 2-3 weeks.

To Prepare

Tomatillos have a crisp, refreshing flavour that is an excellent complement to salsas and other Mexican dishes. They can either be eaten raw or briefly blanched in a pan until their skins burst creating a smooth sauce.

*Tomatillo is actually a fruit, but it is consumed as a veggie.

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