Salsa Verde~
This green salsa is made with tomatillos instead of tomatoes, which gives it the classic green-verde color. It can be served with corn chips or to accompany any Mexican dish.
Ingredients
  • 1 pint tomatillos* (3/4 pound)
  • 1 small white onion*
  • ½ cup cilantro leaves*, fresh (or substitute with parsley* or basil*)
  • 1 clove garlic*
  • 1 squeeze ½ lime*
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 2 jalapeños* peppers
  • Directions
  • Turn on broiler.
  • Remove husk from tomatillos and rinse. Peel garlic.
  • Cut tomatillos and garlic in half and place sliced end down on a foiled cookie sheet or pizza pan. Broil for a few minutes until tops turn lightly black, approximately 5-7 minutes.
  • In a blender, place tomatillos and garlic along with the rest of the ingredients. Blend until chopped and smooth in texture. Salt to taste and place in refrigerator to cool.
  • Verde salsa is great with chips, tacos, chili, bean dishes and more.
Instructions
  1. Turn on broiler.
  2. Remove husk from tomatillos and rinse. Peel garlic.
  3. Cut tomatillos and garlic in half and place sliced end down on a foiled cookie sheet or pizza pan. Broil for a few minutes until tops turn lightly black, approximately 5-7 minutes.
  4. In a blender, place tomatillos and garlic along with the rest of the ingredients. Blend until chopped and smooth in texture. Salt to taste and place in refrigerator to cool.
  5. Verde salsa is great with chips, tacos, chili, bean dishes and more.