(Adapted slightly from Cook’s Illustrated.)
8 ounces tomatillos, husks and stems removed, rinsed well, dried and cut into 1-inch pieces
1-2 avocados, halved and pitted
2 jalapeno peppers, stemmed and seeded
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves and stems
1-2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon salt
Process all ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl as needed.
Taste and add additional salt, garlic or lime juice to taste.