Flame Grilled Tomato Tomatillo Sauce
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Flame Grilled Tomato Tomatillo Sauce
Flame Grilled Tomato Tomatillo Sauce
1 lb. ripe tomatoes
1 lb. tomatillos, husked and rinsed
1 poblano pepper
1 small onion, sliced 1/2-inch thick
2 to 3 dried ancho pasilla peppers, stemmed, seeded and torn into pieces
2 tbsp. lime juice
2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves

Serve with chips or use in place of salsa in your favorite Mexican recipes.

Prep: 30 minutes, Cook: 10 minutes, Chill: several hours, Makes: 4 cups

1. Grill tomatoes, tomatillos, pepper and onion on a well-oiled grill over medium heat for 10 minutes or until nicely charred, turning frequently. Remove stem and seeds from pepper and remove skin from tomato.

2. Place all ingredients (including any accumulated juices) except cilantro in a blender or food processor and puree until fairly smooth. Add cilantro and pulse on and off to chop. Cover and chill for several hours. May be stored in the refrigerator tightly covered for up to 2 weeks.  

Nutritional Information:
39 calories, 2 g protein, 1 g total fat (0 g sat.), 8 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 0 mg cholesterol, 151 mg sodium, 1 point