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Categories: Appetizers, Vegetarian

Soledad's cheese appetizer

Soledad's cheese appetizer
Los Angeles Times

Esperanza Diaz has a problem with her chipotle chicken. Whenever she makes it, something goes wrong. Sometimes she puts in too much cream, sometimes she forgets the onions and sometimes she doesn't remember to remove the chile seeds. "I can ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 6 to 8
  • 12 tomatillos, peeled
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 to 3 jalapenos
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • Salt
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 (6-ounce) package queso fresco
  • 2 dozen small corn tortillas

Step 1In a molcajete or food processor, grind together tomatillos, garlic, jalapenos to taste and cilantro to make chunky salsa. Do not over-mix. Add salt to taste.

Step 2Pit avocados and slice into thin strips. Crumble cheese into large chunks. Gently add avocados and cheese to salsa. (Alternatively, cut cheese into wedges and serve with avocado slices alongside salsa.)

Each of 8 servings:
351 calories; 338 mg sodium; 11 mg cholesterol; 16 grams fat; 44 grams carbohydrates; 12 grams protein; 4.06 grams fiber.
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