It adds a tart, spicy flavor to foods and is one of the main ingredient of Salsa Verde (Green Salsa).
Tomatillo contains small amount of anti-oxidant vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E along with flavonoid anti-oxidants such as ß-carotene, zea-xanthin and lutein. Unlike Tomato, it does not contain any Lycopene. They are also a good source of copper, iron, phosphorous, manganese and other minerals. Tomatillos are higher in nutrition content compared to tomato by weight. In addition, tomatillos are very low in calorie content and also very low in fat and at the same time high in fiber content.
All this along with it's unique tart taste surely makes it a great addition to any nutrituous recipe.