Tomatillo Salsa served with Homemade Chips for Halloween

Tomatillo Salsa and Homemade Chips

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Looking for some healthy, but festive Halloween snacks?  Here’s one to try.  It’s homemade Tomatillo Salsa served with a side of homemade Witch Hat Chips; it’s a caldron combo worth trying.

Tomatillo salsa is quick and easy to prep making it perfect for Halloween parties, after school snacks (even when it’s not Halloween), a super easy appetizer or lunchbox pack!  

Pull out your mini chopper or food processor, two of my best kitchen friends, and get ready to make this quick and easy serve.  

How to Make Tomatillo Salsa 

Tomatillo Salsa with Witch Hat Chips by Jodie Fitz

3 tomatillo’s

¼ cup sweet onion

1 half of a green bell pepper, seeds removed

1 small clove of garlic

4 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Remove the outer husk of the tomatillos. Wash the tomatillos before using then in the salsa recipe; they can have a sticky residue from the husk.

Cut the tomatillos into quarters.

Place the tomatillos, sweet onion, green bell pepper, clove of garlic and chopped cilantro into a mini food processor. Using the pulsate feature, chop and mix the ingredients together. Stir in the balsamic vinegar.

Here’s the printable version of tomatillo salsa;

Homemade Tomatillo Salsa

Homemade Tomatillo Salsa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tomatillo’s
  • ¼ cup sweet onion
  • 1 half of a green bell pepper, seeds removed
  • 1 small clove of garlic
  • 4 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

Instructions

Remove the outer husk of the tomatillos. Wash the tomatillos before using then in the salsa recipe; they can have a sticky residue from the husk.

Cut the tomatillos into quarters.

Place the tomatillos, sweet onion, green bell pepper, clove of garlic and chopped cilantro into a mini food processor. Using the pulsate feature, chop and mix the ingredients together. Stir in the balsamic vinegar.

Serve Tomatillo Salsa with Homemade Chips

Basic Witch Hat Homemade Chips by Jodie Fitz

1 package of cedar spinach wraps

1 witch hat cookie cutter

2 tablespoons canola oil

Sea salt

Nonstick cooking spray

Place the spinach wraps, one at a time, on a cutting board. Use a cookie cutter to cut witch hat shapes. The cedar wraps should yield approximately 8 hats depending on the size of your cookie cutter.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Coat a nonstick baking sheet with the nonstick cooking spray. Baste each hat lightly with the canola oil. Salt them. Bake them for 5-7 minutes until the edges start to toast. Let them cook completely to finishing the crisping process.

Looking for flavor? Try one of these two mixtures;

Lime Lover Chips

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

¼ teaspoon onion powder

1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder

Stir these ingredients together and baste the chips. Follow the baking instructions above.

Spiced Chips by Jodie Fitz

2 tablespoons canola oil

¼ teaspoon onion powder

1/8 garlic powder

Stir these ingredients together and baste the chips. Follow the baking instructions above.

Homemade Chips

Homemade Chips
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 package of cedar spinach wraps
  • 1 witch hat cookie cutter
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Sea salt
  • Nonstick cooking spray

Instructions

Place the spinach wraps, one at a time, on a cutting board. Use a cookie cutter to cut witch hat shapes. The cedar wraps should yield approximately 8 hats depending on the size of your cookie cutter.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Coat a nonstick baking sheet with the nonstick cooking spray. Baste each hat lightly with the canola oil. Salt them. Bake them for 5-7 minutes until the edges start to toast. Let them cook completely to finishing the crisping process.

Notes

Looking for flavor? Try one of these two mixtures;

Lime Lover Chips

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

¼ teaspoon onion powder

1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder

Stir these ingredients together and baste the chips. Follow the baking instructions above.

Spiced Chips by Jodie Fitz

2 tablespoons canola oil

¼ teaspoon onion powder

1/8 garlic powder

Stir these ingredients together and baste the chips. Follow the baking instructions above.

Remember there are a lot of great lessons in every recipe.  Here are a few with Tomatillo Salsa and Homemade Chips;

  • Chopping Safety
  • Measuring ingredients
  • Tomatillos and husk removal, etc.
  • Produce prep
  • Oven safety

Cheers to Better Bites and making Tomatillo Salsa with Homemade Chips ~ Jodie

P.SWant more healthy food fun?

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Better Bites is all about the adventures of Recipe Girl and Teeny the tiny taste tester.  You can register your family, or school, for this adventurous food fun program as we increase our love for fruits and veggies in an innovative new program. 

Recipe Girls and Teeny will be teaming up and introducing their team of fruit and veggie friends starting very soon. They are also teaming up with a couple of friends who will encourage Better Sips™and Better Sips™ along the way.  I can’t wait for you to meet all of my new friends here at the site.

Here is the link to sign up for Better Bites.

 

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2 Comments on “Tomatillo Salsa served with Homemade Chips for Halloween”

  1. Salsa and chips are a great treat for the season. Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday.
    Miz Helen

    1. Thank you for stopping by. Yes, love this salsa it’s one of my daughter’s favorites….

      Have a great week.

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