Definitions for "Tomatillo"
Looking like a small green tomato, tomatillos taste faintly of lemon, apple and herbs. Tomatillos are popular in Mexican and Southwest cooking where they are used in dishes such as guacamole and salsa.
Looks like a tiny green tomato, actually a relative of the gooseberry family. Enclosed in a paper-like husk that is removed before cooking. Used in a variety of Mexican dishes and sauces to add an acidic flavor. Native to Mexico but can be found fresh or canned in many grocery stores.
Small, light green, tomato-like fruit common in Mexico. The flesh is slightly tart and is eaten cooked, usually in sauces and condiments. Available fresh or canned.