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Pan Fried Cheese with Lime Salsa Verde

(Serves 4)
Course Sauces/Dressings/Marinades, Sides/Salads/Veggies, Starters/Snacks
Cuisine Keto, Low Carb, NSNG, Paleo, Vegetarian
Servings 4 people


  • Lime Salsa Verde
  • Yield 1.5 cups
  • 1 pound tomatillos, peeled and washed
  • 1/2 sweet onion, loosely chopped
  • 1/2 Serrano pepper, chopped (seeds and stems removed)
  • 4- ounce can fire roasted green or Hatch chilis
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Chopped cilantro leaves, for garnish
  • 8- ounce package Panela cheese, bread cheese, halloumi cheese, or grilling cheese


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Roast tomatillos until soft, about 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool. In a Vitamix or food processor, combine roasted tomatillos, onion, pepper, hatch chilis, and lime juice until puréed.
  • In a nonstick sauté pan on medium high heat, pan fry cheese, letting each side get brown sear marks. Or you can grill the cheese, if you prefer.
  • Place pan fried cheese in a serving dish and pour lime salsa verde around the edges. Serve garnished with chopped cilantro leaves.
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