Smoky Tomato-Greek Yogurt Crema
- prep time10 min
- total time 15 min
- serves 4 - 6
Grilled tomatoes, Greek yogurt, herbs, onions and garlic are puréed into a smooth and delicious crema sauce.
3 plum tomatoes, halved
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
2 tsp chipotles in adobo
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 small Spanish onion, roughly chopped
¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
1 Tbsp dried Mexican oregano
1 cup 2% or nonfat Greek yogurt
1. Heat a grill to high. Toss the tomato halves with some canola oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill until the tomatoes are charred and softened, turning once or twice, about 5 minutes total.
2. Combine the grilled tomatoes, vinegar and chipotles in a food processor and pulse a few times to combine. Add the garlic, onions, cilantro, oregano and some salt and pepper and pulse until slightly smooth.
3. Put the yogurt in a medium bowl and swirl in some of the salsa, being careful not to stir it in completely.