This is a quick and easy variation on the classic salsa verde with mashed avocado mixed in! Creamy spicy and tangy all in one! Salsa verde is generally a mixture of roasted (or fresh) tomatillos, chili peppers (such as jalapenos), and onion along with lime juice, cilantro and salt that’s pureed before mixing it with the mashed avocado. This avocado salsa verde is similar to a guacamole and can be used in many of the same ways as guacamole or salsa verde.
Avocado Salsa Verde
A chunky avocado salsa verde, with a roasted tomatillo, jalapenos and lime juice!
- 1 pound tomatillos, husks removed
- 1 jalapeno pepper
- 1 small onion, quartered
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 lime, juice and zest
- 1/4 cup cilantro
- salt to taste
- 1 pound avocado, mashed
- Roast the tomatillos, jalapenos, onion chunks either over open flame, or in a heavy bottom pan over high heat or under the broiler, until slightly blackened or charred on all sides.
- Puree the tomatillos, jalapenos, onion, garlic, lime juice, cilantro in a food processor and season with salt to taste.
- Mix the mashed avocado into the salsa verde and enjoy!
Option: Skip step one and do it raw!
Option: Puree the avocado along with the salsa verde for a smoother salsa!
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