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Salsa verde - A recipe by wefacecook.com

Makes 2 cups

0 minutes

Salsa verde is a spicy green sauce in Mexican cuisine based on tomatillo and green chili peppers.


  • 7 medium tomatillos husks removed, washed and quartered
    1 poblano pepper seeds removed and halved
    1 jalapeno cut in half lengthwise
    1 small white onion peeled and cut into
    2 cloves garlic skins left ON
    1/2 tsp kosher salt
    1 Tbsp lime juice fresh is best
    1/2 cup fresh cilantro a small handful
    2 - 4 Tbsp water to reach desired


  • Adjust oven rack to 6 inches from the top and preheat
    broiler on HIGH.
    Add tomatillos, poblano, jalapeno, onion and garlic to a
    large sheet pan, spreading them out a bit.
    Broil for 10 minutes, rotating the pan halfway through
    Add tomatillos, poblano, jalapeno and onion to food
    processor. Peel garlic and add it food processor as well.
    Add salt, lime juice, and cilantro and process until
    everything is coarsely chopped. Add water, starting with 2
    Tbsp and process until desired consistency is reached.
    Add more water, to your liking.
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