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Ten Tailgating Treats

No. 10 Javier’s Salsa de Aguacate (Creamy Avocado Sauce)


4 cloves garlic
1 pound tomatillos (about 18)
4–8 serranos, seeded and stemmed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4–1/2 white onion, chopped
4 ripe avocados, peeled and loosely chopped
Juice of 1–2 Mexican limes
1/2 or more cup cilantro, chopped
Chopped green onions 

Mince garlic in a blender. Add tomatillos, serranos, salt, and onion and blend, using short pulses. Set aside. Add avocados to blender, along with small batches of the tomatillo salsa and the lime juice. Do not overprocess. Place in a bowl and sprinkle with lots of finely chopped cilantro and green onions.


This recipe originally appeared in the Featured List, Patio Party, by Lucinda Hutson.

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