Tomatillo recipes are fun and flavorful. The main ingredient is versatile in how it can be used - and once you have it, you're never going to forget it! From salsas to dips to fillings and toppings, you'll find that these 25 recipes below give you plenty of options for using tomatillos.
Ever since I discovered how versatile this ingredient is, I've been busy creating as many of these recipes as possible.
The list is full of salsa options, but don't overlook the simple weeknight dinner recipes! Adding tomatillos to recipes creates a flavor that is out of this world!
Check out these simple tomatillo recipes - all of them uniquely delicious in their own right.
This Salsa Verde Chicken is a fast and easy dish. The tender chicken paired with the flavorful salsa makes it a favorite meal for all. You can easily make the homemade salsa as spicy as you want - or leave it just as it is written on the recipe card.
A bowl of this Pork Chili Verde will be just what your belly needs. It's the ultimate comfort food, with warmth coming from the spices and ingredients. Using pork adds the perfect salty flavor to pair with the rest of the dish.
Who says that you can't have sauce options? You'll find that this list of sauce substitutes shows you that you can easily swap out sauces to create new flavors and tastes for some of your favorite dishes.
Those who are on the Weight Watchers program will love that this recipe is given two thumbs up. It's low in calories and points while being high in flavor. It's a simple way to create homemade enchiladas without the fuss.
Adding the roasted flavor to this simple salsa gives it a whole other layer of flavor. You can use this as a dip or a topping - your choice. Add a bit of hot sauce if you want to increase the heat.
The creamy salad dressing proves that recipes don't have to be complicated to be delicious. Tomatillo dressing is great for a salad, but it also pairs as a nice dip for meats. It's a mild flavor that isn't spicy but can be turned spicy if you want.
Making this enchilada sauce is a great topper for Taco Tuesday or anything type of Mexican dish. It's light, delicious, and loaded with taste. You can drizzle it or pour it all over and cover the entire dish.
All that you need for your next party or game day is this simple tomatillo salsa. With just a handful of easy ingredients, this flavorful salsa recipe will be done and ready in no time at all.
It's not every day that you see green rice. This is a simple side dish that you can pair with any main entree. It can also be used as a filler in burritos and tacos, too. Make this rice dish for your next easy weeknight dinner.
If you're looking for an authentic Mexican recipe, this Chilaquiles Verdes is it. The flavor and taste prove it to be authentic and true - and will have everyone craving more. Keep it simple, and enjoy.
The slow cooker is a must for the colder months of the year. Prep this chicken soup recipe in the morning, and have it hot and ready for you at the end of the day. Serve in your favorite soup bowl, and enjoy.
There's nothing like the flavor of this delicious ranch chicken recipe. It's tender, loaded with yummy ingredients, and a really simple and easy dinner. Pair it with some simple rice, and you're set.
There's a good chance that you've never had a curry recipe like this one. Not only does it have that amazing tomatillo flavor, but the chickpeas in it give it a great texture as well. This is a must-make!
14. PORK CHILI VERDE
Do you want authenticity when it comes to recipes? This pork chili verde is calling your name. It's a great way to have hearty comfort food created right in your kitchen. There are a lot of layers of flavor to this recipe, so get your taste buds ready.
It's time for a sweet and savory recipe. The added peaches create a natural sweetness that makes this a versatile salsa. You can pair it with tacos, burritos, rice, and more.
I love the texture of this salsa verde recipe. It's light and creamy without overpowering what you add it to. It's also a healthy option to add to recipes, with the perk of it being low in carbs.
Stews are a really popular option, and adding tomatillos really kicks up the flavor. Savor the liquid and enjoy the heartiness of this easy soup recipe. It's one that is perfect for the winter months.
Keep it simple tonight, and give this enchilada sauce a try. You can have this as an addition to the dinner table for anyone who wants to add a kick of flavor to their plate.
The fun part about this simple soup is that it has pinto beans added! This gives it a boost of protein and a great texture and also adds more flavor layers to each and every bite.
Look at the green coloring of this pico de Gallo! It's a great recipe for a dipping salsa or fun to add as a topping. Light and refreshing, perfect for any time of the year when that craving strikes.
Forget about spicy and hot, and go for sweet. This simple sweet salsa is a sweet treat to make any dish savory and delicious.
Those who love the chipotle flavor agree that this simple salsa is one of the best. It's a quick and easy salsa recipe that you can create homemade.
Fill your belly with this simple beef recipe. Even though it might look like a standard enchilada recipe, there are layers of flavor there that are waiting to be eaten!
You can kick up the heat easily on this one. Add some extra hot sauce or chili sauce, and take it from a mild salsa to a hot one!
25. SALSA QUEMADA
Why pick and choose between a tomato or a tomatillo, when you can have both? This salsa recipe combines both options perfectly!
25 Delicious Tomatillo Recipes
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, about 1 pound (450 grams)
- 1 cup 240 ml salsa verde mexicana
- ½ cup 60 grams shredded mozzarella cheese
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 170 degrees Celsius.
- Cut the chicken breasts into large pieces.
- In a large bowl, combine the chicken, salsa verde, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- Pour the chicken mixture into a greased 9x13 inch (23x33 cm) baking dish. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.
- Cover the baking sheet with aluminum foil for the first 20-25 minutes of baking. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly. For a browned cheese topping, you can broil the dish for 6 minutes at the end of cooking