Reyes Produce - source for the most fresh Mexican produce including Tomatillos...
Available in: 35 LBS
- Tomatillos are low in calories. 100 g of berries provide just 32 calories. For comparison, they hold slightly higher calories, fat, and protein than tomatoes. (100 g tomato just has 18 calories). However, they have good amounts of health benefiting plant nutrients such as dietary fiber, minerals, anti-oxidants and vitamins.
- Unlike tomato, tomatillo does not carry lycopene. On the other hand, it is good in different kind of antioxidant phyto-chemicals known as withanolides. Ixocarpalactone-A is one such withanolides present in tomatillo which has been found to have anti-bacterial and anti-cancer properties
- Tomatillos are the main ingredients used in variety of Mexican mole (sauce) preparations.
- The berries are commonly used in Enchilada verde (green) sauce.