If you need a tasty dip and you like the flavors of avocado and tomatillos, you will want to try this! I’ll be making this again, only I think next time I might roast the tomatillos first for a different flavor. This is perfect with your favorite tortilla chips or on top of a big calorie laden pile of nachos. ;-)
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This is a quick recipe that requires minimal chopping, your food processor does all the work for you. I found this in the cookbook 650 Best Food Processor Recipes by George Geary and Judith Finlayson.
Sorry for the not so stellar photos. I was literally making it then serving it to guests at a barbecue and had zero time for staging!
1/2 red onion, quartered
1 pound tomatillos, husked, rinsed and quartered
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and halved
1 serrano chile
1 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
In food processor pulse onion until chunky, about 10 times. place onion in strainer and rinse with water. Drain well and return to food processor.
Add remaining ingredients and pule until you get the desired texture. This will take around 20 pulses, stopping now and then to scrape down the sides.
Excerpted from 650 Best Food Processor Recipes by George Geary and Judith Finlayson © 2010 Robert Rose Inc. www.robertrose.ca Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.
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