Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Great fresh salsa.
Author Dave


  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 jalapeno or serranos halved, seeded, and minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro minced
  • 1/2 cup white onion diced
  • 1 lb tomatillos diced
  • salt
  • 1/4 tsp sugar


  • Remove papery husks from tomatillos and rinse well.
  • Cut tomatillos in half and place cut side down on a foil-lined baking sheet. Place under a broiler for about 5-7 minutes to lightly blacken the skin.
  • Dice/Chop all ingredients accordingly.
  • Place tomatillos, lime juice, onions, cilantro, chili peppers, sugar in a food processor (or blender) and pulse until all ingredients are finely chopped and mixed.
  • Season to taste with salt.
  • Cool in refrigerator and mix when ready to serve.


Serve with chips or as a salsa accompaniment to Mexican dishes.