*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Salsa Con Tomatillos
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      Cans          tomatillos (10 oz. each)
      1/2  C.            oil or lard
    2                    fresh jalapeno chiles
                         chopped -- or 2 cans chopped
                         Ortega chiles for milder taste
      1/2  C.            onion -- chopped
    2      C.            cilantro -- chopped
    1                    garlic clove
    1      Tsp.          salt
    2                    tortillas
    1      Pinch         sugar
 
 Drain juice from tomatillos. Fry tortillas lightly in
 oil until they are crisp, but not dark. Combine tortillas into
 juice of tomatillos and let them soften, then place in blender
 and blend until smooth. Meanwhile, heat oil in saucepan; add
 chiles and onion and cook until soft, but not brown. Add
 cilantro and garlic which has been crushed in the salt. Cook 5
 minutes. Add blended tortillas to sauce and cook 5 minutes.
 Add 1 to 2 drops of green food coloring if desired. Serve over
 enchiladas.
 
 
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