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Tangy Tomatillos


Tomatillos may look like green tomatoes, but the fruit is actually related to a gooseberry. The paper-like husk is inedible and the green skin may be covered in a sappy, sticky coating. But once you get through the exterior, you are likely to find a fruit that is firm and tart. Tomatillos are considered a staple in Mexican cooking. Try them in these recipes: 


Pozole Verde (Braised Pork in Tomatillo Sauce with Hominy)


Shrimp Tostadas with Tomatillo Salsa 



Shrimp Tostada    


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Known as Mexican Salsa Verde, tomatillo salsa often tops enchiladas but can be used as a condiment for any dish that needs a little extra zip.

While many types of green salsa feature cooked or roasted tomatillos, this one is a simple mixture of fresh ingredients that can be thrown together in a matter of minutes. Watch Shelley whip up Tomatillo Salsa in our latest video.

How to Make Tomatillo Salsa
How to Make Tomatillo Salsa


Now that you know how to make Salsa Verde, enjoy the "Green Salsa" in all of these upcoming classes in May:

Date Night: Hangin' at the Hacienda: Vamonos! Enjoy making Mexican favorites like Flan Misterioso (Chocolate-Cajeta Flan Cake) in this couples' cooking class. 

Taqueria D.I.Y.:We're giving "Salsa Lessons" a whole new meaning in this class featuring Achiote-Marinated Grilled Tilapia Tacos with Mango Jalapeņo Salsa.  

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta:
Learn classic Mexican favorites including Spicy Mexican Shrimp Cocktail with Avocado Crema for a South-of-the-Border dinner.

All of these classes are offered at both of our locations many times in May, so visit our website to peruse our class calendar for specific days and times.  

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