Avocado-Tomatillo Taco Truck Sauce
4 or 5 medium tomatillos, husks removed, rinsed and chopped (a bout 1 cup)
2 serrano chiles, stems removed (seeded and deveined if less heat is desired)
1 cup packed cilantro (leaves and tender stems), chopped
1/4 cup minced white onion
1/4 cup water
1 Hass avocado
Lime juice, to taste
Salt and pepper, to taste
In a blender, combine the tomatillos, chiles, cilantro, onions and water; blend until smooth. Slice the avocado in half and remove and discard the pit. Scoop out the flesh and add it to the blender; blend until smooth. Transfer the sauce to a large bowl; season with lime juice, salt and pepper. Makes 2 1/2 cups.
Per tablespoon: 8 calories, 57 percent calories from fat, 0.6 g fat, (0.1 g sat fat, 0.3g mono fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 0.2 g protein, 0.8 g carbohydrate, 0.3 g fiber, 1 mg sodium.