Mexican salsa verde is a tomatillo and green chili based salsa that is mild, fresh and bright! It’s so simple, and easy to make with the traditional ingredients being tomatillos, jalapenos, onion, garlic, lime juice, cilantro and salt! You can make it raw and just dice or puree everything in a blender or you can roast the ingredients first to bring out more flavour! This salsa verde is amazing for dipping tortilla chips into and it’s the perfect ingredient to use in many other recipes from enchiladas, to tacos; see below the recipe for a bunch of recipes that you can use this salsa verde in!
It’s so simple, only 5 ingredients! Authentic!
So quick and easy to make at home!
Roasted tomatillo salsa verde is great but it can also be made fresh, without roasting the veggies first!
A fresh and bright homemade salsa verde, a roasted tomatillo and jalapeno salsa, that is perfect for dipping or for use in enchiladas and other recipes!
- 1 pound tomatillos, husks removed
- 1 jalapeno pepper
- 1 small onion, quartered
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1 lime, juice and zest
- 1/2 cup cilantro
- salt to taste
- Roast the tomatillos, jalapenos, onion and garlic over open flame, in a heavy bottom pan over high heat or under a broiler until slightly blackened or charred on all sides.
- Place everything into a food processor and puree.
Option: Skip step one and do it raw!
Option: Add an avocado for creaminess and to balance the heat a bit!
Salsa Verde Turkey Burger
Salsa Verde Carnitas
Tilapia Baked in Salsa Verde
Easy Mole Sauce
Salsa Verde Lasagna
Salsa Verde Pulled Chicken Sandwich
Salsa Verde Huevos Rancheros
Turkey and Zucchini Green Chili
Mushroom and Zucchini Enchiladas
Roasted Tomato Salsa
Asparagus Huevos Rancheros
Roast Asparagus and Caramelized Mushroom Quesadillas with Goat Cheese
Chicken and Avocado Enchiladas in Creamy Avocado Sauce
Carnitas Eggs Benedict
Summer Vegetable Quinoa Burrito Bowls with Corn, Zucchini and Black Beans
Grilled Corn, Roasted Poblano and Bacon Zucchini Crust Pizza
Pork Tinga Quesadillas
Quinoa White Chicken Chili
Chicken Carnitas Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice
Cilantro Lime Salmon Taquitos
Chicken and Avocado Burritos
Chicken Enchiladas in Salsa Verde
Avocado and Sweet Corn Salad
Corn and Black Bean Tortilla Pie
Corn, Zucchini and Chicken Pizza
Creamy Avocado Salsa Verde Dressing
Slow Cooker Chicken Carnitas Tacos
Chicken and Avocado Enchiladas
Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Avocados
Chorizo and Potato Tacos with Avocado Salsa Verde
Chorizo and Potato Tostadas with Fried Eggs
Chicken and Avocado Quesadillas
Chicken and Avocado Tacos
Korean Style Salsa Roja
The Best Pico de Gallo
Tomatillo Pico de Gallo
Swiss Chard Pesto
Roast Zucchini Salsa
Restaurant Style Salsa
Colombian Hot Sauce (Aji Picante)
Pozole Verde de Pollo (Green Mexican Hominy and Chicken Soup)
Creamy Salsa Verde Skillet Chicken
Creamy Avocado Salsa Verde
Chipotle and Ancho Cocoa Enchilada Sauce
Skillet Chicken Verde
Creamy Tomatillo Ranch Dressing
Mexican Adobo Sauce