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salsa verde

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Patrick Johnson
Kingwood, TX

This simple salsa is excellent with corn tortilla chips, on fajitas or even as a zesty addition to a bowl of your favorite soup. While the heat index is surprisingly low compared to what you might think, it is not for the faint of heart.

(1 rating)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Food Processor

Ingredients For salsa verde

  • 3 lb
    fresh jalapenos, stems removed
  • 3 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 3/4 Tbsp
  • 1/2 bunch
  • 2
    limes, juiced
  • salt and freshly ground pepper

How To Make salsa verde

  • 1
    Boil jalapenos in large pot until soft, approximately 15 minutes
  • 2
    Transfer soft jalapenos to food processor with approximately 1 cup of water from pot and process until mixture is very smooth
  • 3
    Add garlic powder, cumin, cilantro and lime juice and pulse a few times to combine
  • 4
    Add salt and pepper to taste