Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

Simple and delicious salsa using tomatillos. Great for dipping or pouring on tacos, tostadas, or chili.

Course Condiment, Snack
Cuisine Mexican, Party Food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 35 kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds Tomatillos
  • 1-2 Jalapenos
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped Onion
  • 1/4 cup packed Fresh Cilantro
  • 1 medium Lime, juiced


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Remove husks from tomatillos and rinse the sticky residue off them.

  3. Place on a baking sheet with the whole jalapeno(s) and garlic cloves, and toss with oil.

  4. Bake for about 35 minutes, until tomatillos and jalapeno begin to get brown char spots on them. Some of the tomatillos may burst.

  5. Transfer the tomatillos, jalapeno (remove the stem), and garlic to a food processor or blender, with the chopped onion, cilantro and lime juice, and process on high until mostly liquid.

  6. Refrigerate.

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