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Salsa Verde (Vegan Gluten Free)

 
This recipe is suitable for a paleo diet.paleo
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $0

$0.00 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 25 minutes

Ready in 25 minutes

spoonacular Score:2%

Spoonacular Score: 2%

 

Ingredients

Servings:
6
6  tomatillos
tomatillos
0.25 cups
0.25 cups white onion
white onion
2
2  jalapenos
jalapenos
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps cilantro
cilantro
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic
garlic
1
1  lime (juice)
lime (juice)
some
some pink himalayan salt
pink himalayan salt
6  tomatillos
6
tomatillos
0.25 cups white onion
0.25 cups
white onion
2  jalapenos
2
jalapenos
2 Tbsps cilantro
2 Tbsps
cilantro
2 cloves garlic
2 cloves
garlic
1  lime (juice)
1
lime (juice)
some pink himalayan salt
some
pink himalayan salt

Equipment

food processor
food processor
baking sheet
baking sheet
oven
oven
food processor
food processor
baking sheet
baking sheet
oven
oven


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on My Whole Food Life

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.19
Ingredient
6 tomatillos
1/4 cup white onion
2 jalapenos
2 tablespoons cilantro
2 cloves garlic
1 lime (juice)
some pink himalayan salt
Price
$0.90
$0.09
$0.12
$0.03
$0.13
$0.25
$0.01
$1.54

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • Sea salt is not healthier than table salt, contrary to what you may have heard. Sea salt is usually 97.5% sodium chloride (same as regular old table salt) and the minerals accounting for the rest are too insignificant to make a difference?unless you plan on consuming sea salt by the pound, in which case the health benefits from the minerals will definitely be outweighed by the negative effects of all the sodium you are consuming!

Price Tips

  • Sea salt can add a unique texture or provide bursts of salty goodness, but ONLY when it isn't being dissolved. So if you have expensive sea salt, save it for sprinkling on salads or dark chocolate cookies, don't try to use it in your pasta sauce or soup. Once sea salt dissolves, the flavor is indistinguishable from table salt from the shaker (after all, they are chemically the same thing, sodium chloride).

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
13 Calories
0.4g Protein
0.28g Total Fat
2g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
13
1%

Fat
0.28g
0%

  Saturated Fat
0.04g
0%

Carbohydrates
2g
1%

  Sugar
1g
2%

Cholesterol
0.0mg
0%

Sodium
25mg
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
0.4g
1%

Vitamin C
8mg
11%

Vitamin K
3µg
3%

Manganese
0.06mg
3%

Fiber
0.7g
3%

Vitamin B3
0.53mg
3%

Potassium
92mg
3%

Vitamin B6
0.05mg
2%

Magnesium
6mg
2%

Vitamin E
0.23mg
2%

Vitamin A
75IU
2%

Phosphorus
14mg
1%

Copper
0.03mg
1%

Vitamin B1
0.02mg
1%

Iron
0.2mg
1%

Folate
4µg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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