Pantry Gone Rogue: Pickled Tomatillo Salsa

2014 0215 IMG_3854 pickled tomatillos and salsa 2When taste buds need waking up, add spicy pickles. While I am fond of the slightly sweet tomatillo salsa that I can every summer, my husband wanted a little more kick for his chips. He’s famous for watching sports on TV with a bowl of chips and something to go with them. I’m always looking for reasonably nutritious and economical solutions to those typically awful, costly jars of glop that supermarkets stock in 4-8 foot runs. Not that I’m a snob or anything (ha), since there are some varieties like Desert Pepper that are as good as they are pricey.

2014 0215 IMG_3862 Chips and Tomatillo SalsaSeptember’s whole pickled tomatillos with green bell peppers, jalapenos and garlic typically find their way into quesadillas and tacos. Once I used them to spark up my tomatillo salsa, I was hooked. I especially like the combination of different preparations of the same vegetable. A good little lesson that will work with tomatoes, peppers and eggplants.

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