Salsa Verde

Jeanne Benavidez


This a spicy salsa. It is great to cook with and also to add to any of your tacos or burritos. Photo is from the internet to show you what it should look like.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 lb
    fresh tomatillos, husked and washed or 1 large can tomatillos
  • 8 - 10
    jalapeno or serrano peppers, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    chopped garlic
  • 1/2 c
    lime juice or white vinager
  • ·
    salt to taste

How to Make Salsa Verde


  1. In a medium saucepan add fresh tomatillos, peppers and enough water to just cover. Salt lightly.
  2. Cook for 15 minutes and drain.
  3. If you are using canned tomatillos, just drain them and remove the clear skins.
  4. Place tomatillos, peppers (stems removed), cilantro, onion, garlic and lime juice in food processor.
  5. Process until almost smooth. Taste and add salt of needed.

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About Salsa Verde

Course/Dish: Dips, Salsas, Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southwestern
Hashtags: #spicy, #FRESH, #snacks

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