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salsa verde 2

Salsa Verde

Course Sauces & Spreads
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Allison McGee


  • Ball Golden Harvest Mason Regular Mouth 8oz Jelly Jar 12PK 'Vintage Fruit Design', RM 8 Oz, Clear
  • Measuring Cups and Magnetic Measuring Spoons Set
  • Cuisinart Cup Food Processor, Brushed Stainless Steel - Silver
  • Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick 21 x 15-Inch Mega Baking Pan
  • Microplane Premium Classic Series Zester Grater, 18/8, Green


  • 1 lb tomatillos husked and rinsed
  • 1/2 yellow onion coarsely chopped
  • 1 Serrano pepper stem removed
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Pre heat broiler on high.
  • Place tomatillos, onions, and the Serrano pepper on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Place the pan directly under the broiler and broil for 5 minutes, until black spots start to appear. Remove the pan from the oven, and using tongs quickly turn over the tomatillos and the pepper. Place back in the broiler and broil for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the oven, place all ingredients in a food processor, and blend until mostly smooth.