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


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


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

About this Recipe

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