Tomatillos

Tomatillos

How to choose, prepare, and store Tomatillos.
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Buying Tomatillos

Look for:
tomatillos that are firm, dry, hard and tightly attached to their husks.

Avoid:
tomatillos that are moldy, soft, yellow or sticky.

Seasonality: Summer and early fall

Storing Tomatillos

Refrigerate tomatillos in a paper bag up to 1 month.

Preparing Tomatillos

Tomatillos may ripen to yellow but are better used when green. Before cooking or eating tomatillos, pull off the papery husks by hand, then wash by swishing in a bowl of cold water to remove the sticky coating.

Recipes:
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