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Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

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You must try this healthy dip for your next party or get-together!

We love party food and dips, but we are always looking for ways to make these typical dishes healthier for everyone. This Avocado Tomatillo Salsa is a great alternative to a heavy and fat filled dip.

Avocado Tomatillo Salsa


  • Food Processor


  • 1 large Hass avocado, halved and pitted
  • 6 small tomatillos, about 9 ounces, husks removed, rinsed and quartered
  • 2 jalapeños, seeded
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves, one cup packed
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Kosher salt
  • freshly ground pepper


  • Combine the avocado, tomatillos, jalapeños, cilantro, green onions, and garlic in the bowl of a food processor. Process for about 10 seconds or until creamy but still chunky.
  • Transfer the salsa to a medium bowl, stir in the lime juice, orange juice, and season with salt and pepper. Cover and chill well before serving.
  • Serve with tortilla chips.
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by Camila Alves McConaughey