Recipes and Cooking Avocado-Poblano Salsa Broiled peppers brings a nice smoky flavor to this fresh salsa recipe. The creamy avocado mellows out the spice. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 23, 2021 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Hands On Time: 25 mins Broil Time: 7 mins Stand Time: 15 mins Total Time: 47 mins Servings: 9 Yield: 2 1/4 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 fresh poblano chile pepper or 1 yellow, red, or green bell pepper 1 yellow, red, or green bell pepper 1 lime ½ cup chopped tomato ⅓ cup finely chopped red onion 2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 2 small avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and chopped Salt Directions Preheat broiler. Place whole peppers on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil 4 inches from heat 7 to 10 minutes or until charred, turning occasionally. Bring foil up around peppers and fold edges together to enclose. Let stand 15 minutes. Peel off and discard skins.* Remove stems, seeds, and membranes; chop peppers. Remove 1/2 tsp. zest and squeeze 1 Tbsp. juice from lime. In a medium bowl combine chopped peppers, lime zest and juice, tomato, onion, and cilantro. Stir in avocados. Season to taste with salt. *Tip Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them. To Make Ahead Prepare as directed, except do not stir in avocados. Cover and chill up to 2 days. Stir in avocados before serving. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 49 Calories 3g Fat 5g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 9 Calories 49 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Sodium 69mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 5g 2% Total Sugars 1g Protein 1g Vitamin C 75.2mg 376% Calcium 11mg 1% Iron 0.6mg 3% Potassium 221mg 5% Folate, total 28.9mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.