Health Benefits:

Aids in weight loss
Combats fatigue
Improves hair skin and nails
Increases immunity
May reduce risk of cancer
May reduce risk of diabetes
Provides energy
Reduces risk of colon cancer


Serving size: 1 medium; Calories: 11; Fat: 0.4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 2; Fiber: .6g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 1.3g; Potassium: 2%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 6%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 1%DV

Did You Know?

  • The tomatillo is also known as the husk tomato, jamberry, husk cherry, or Mexican tomato
  • Niacin found in tomatillos can give you a boost of energy

Ways to Eat:

  • Fried
  • Boiled
  • Steamed
  • In a salsa

Farming Trivia:

  • Tomatillos are related to the cape gooseberry
  • Only in the center of Mexico do people still use the word "tomate" to refer to a tomatillo

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.