- PLU #4801
- There is a common misconception that the Tomatillo is a variety of tomato. It’s actually in the gooseberry family. The fruit does resemble a small unripe tomato and is usually green. The fruit is covered in a sticky husk. Tomatillo’s flesh is full of small seeds and has a sweet/sour flavor.
- Tomatillo has a sweet and sour taste. It is a Mexican staple, and it is the main ingredient in Salsa Verde. It is used most often when semi-soft and green, the Tomatillo can be enjoyed either raw or cooked. It can also be roasted and added to other ingredients or used to make salads and shish-kebabs.
- Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America
Country of origin
- Mexico, USA
- Color – Green skin covered in a sticky husk
- Cleanliness – Must be clean (no dirt, spotting, dust, or any other foreign material).
- Other – Can have no scarring, cracks, splits, or breaks, or mechanical damage.
- Defects – Softness, or white fungus
Display and storage
- Storage- 35-45 degrees
- Display- Room temperature
- Shelf life- 5-8 days