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9Ingredients
160Calories
25Minutes

Each region of Mexico specializes in their own cultural foods and traditions. This particular recipe is well known throughout Mexico and it's many region. This is a traditional North of Mexico Green Sauce recipe. Try our North of Mexico Green Sauce recipe and let us know about your experience in the comments below. You can also give this North of Mexico Green Sauce recipe a star rating to share with others.

Ingredients

  • 8 green tomatoes
  • water
  • 1 green chili pepper (or 2, for a spicier flavor)
  • 1/2 onion (coarsely chopped)
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cooking oil
  • 1 avocado (small, diced)
  • 1/2 cup lettuce (finely chopped)

Directions

  1. Cook the tomatoes in plenty of water.
  2. Separately, roast the chili.
  3. In a blender, add the tomatoes, 1/2 cup of water they were cooked in, the chili, onion, and salt and pepper to taste. Puree until smooth.
  4. Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the sauce. Bring to a boil and let it thicken for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour the sauce into a bowl. Add the avocado and the lettuce.
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NutritionView more

160Calories
Sodium10%DV230mg
Fat14%DV9g
Protein8%DV4g
Carbs6%DV19g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories160Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat9g14%
Saturated Fat1g5%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium230mg10%
Potassium820mg23%
Protein4g8%
Calories from Fat80
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate19g6%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars12g24%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Carolyn P. 6 Jun 2015
I love this low calorie sauce. When I am trying to cut back, this is one of the first recipes I go to. I use it on my salads, tacos and several other things that need some dressing or extra flavor. The sky is the limit with this Mexican sauce.