Tomatillo Selection Information | Nutritional Information | Tips & Trivia
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Used in sauces, Mexican stew, salsa and casseroles.
Also known as Chinese lantern plants and Mexican husk tomatoes, good-quality Tomatillos will be very firm and smooth-skinned with a dry and crisp husk.
The coloring of good quality tomatillo will be light to medium-green with an occasional yellow blush, while the husk will be green to light tan.
Avoid product that is soft, wet or is blemished with black spots.
Store unwashed tomatillos in your refrigerator. Only husk and wash just prior to use.
In general, vegetables will not ripen further after harvest.
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Tomatoes are available year-round and come primarily from California, Florida and Mexico. California tomatoes are available from April through (...)
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