(P.S. This recipe concludes my knock-off Cafe Rio recipe series. Alas, I wish I had more recipes, but this is all I've got. If you have any other recipes, feel free to send them my way by leaving a comment.)
Creamy Tomatillo Salad Dressing
(from Kalyn's Kitchen)
1 small bunch cilantro (stems removed)
2 large or 4 small tomatillos
1/2 tsp minced garlic
2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced (optional)
2 cups prepared ranch dressing (if you don't have any handy, you can use this recipe for homemade ranch dressing)
1. Wash and dry cilantro leaves. You can use a salad spinner or just pat them with paper towels. Chop cilantro leaves into small pieces (or throw them in a food processor and pulse for a few seconds). Roughly chop tomatillos.
2. Combine cilantro, tomatillos, garlic, lime juice, and jalapeno (if using) in a food processor or blender. Pulse until finely pureed. Add prepared ranch dressing and pulse until combined. If the dressing isn't quite the right balance for you, try adding another tomatillo.
3. Chill for 1-2 hours, then shout hooray and eat your delicious salad.