Cook Along with Chef Deniz: Taco Fiesta - Tomatillo Salsa With Cumin And Cilantro

June 18, 2020

Cook Along with Chef Deniz: Taco Fiesta - Tomatillo Salsa With Cumin And Cilantro

Our Cooking Along LIVE series continues! Thank you to all who registered, donated to support our chefs, or ordered a cook-along kit so you could follow along live. 

Originally presented as a Cook-Along live class on June 18th at 5:30 PM on Facebook Live.

Tonight, Chef Deniz presented several recipes for his Taco Fiesta! Below is the recipe of Tomatillo Salsa With Cumin And Cilantro. Open the other recipes he featured tonight in your browser so you can work across his menu as you watch his archived video.

Taco Fiesta: Tomatillo Salsa With Cumin And Cilantro

Yields: 2 portions.

Ingredients:

  • 3 medium sized tomatillos
  • 1 small white onion, halved
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 30 ml cumin, coarsely ground*
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped fine
  • Chili flakes, to taste
    • *Available from Well Seasoned

Instructions:

  1. Heat you oven to 450F, or your grill to high. Cut 2 tomatillos and the onion in half. Heat up a heavy bottomed pan, or the grill, and and caramelized the onion and the tomatillos and transfer in the oven for 10 minutes, or until soft.
  2. In the meanwhile purée the garlic and shave the last tomatillo very thinly on a mandolin. Transfer the frilled tomatillo, onion, garlic, cumin, chili flakes and half the cilantro in to a kitchen processor and purée until smooth. Correct seasoning, fold in the rest of the raw tomatillo and the cilantro.

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook time: 10 Minutes




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