Tomatillo Salsa Verde

A delicious Mexican green salsa made with roasted tomatillos, chile peppers, lime juice, cilantro, and onion.

ingredients

1-1/2 lbs tomatillos
1/2 cup chopped white onion
2 cloves (or more) garlic (optional)
1/2 cup cilantro leaves
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
2 jalapeño peppers, stemmed, seeded and chopped (whole for more heat)
Salt to taste

instructions

  1. Remove papery husks from tomatillos and rinse well.
  2. Cut the tomatillos in half and place cut side down on a foil-lined baking sheet. Add a few garlic cloves in their skin (if using) Place under a broiler for about 5-7 minutes to lightly blacken the skins of the tomatillos.
  3. Place the cooked tomatillos, lime juice, onions, garlic (if using), cilantro, chili peppers in a blender or food processor and pulse until all ingredients are finely chopped and mixed.
  4. Season to taste with salt. Cool in refrigerator.
  5. Serve with chips or as a salsa accompaniment to Mexican dishes.

yields

3 cups

source

Simply Recipes

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