This homemade Tomatillo Salsa Verde offers the best fresh flavor to pair with tortilla chips and Mexican food. Simply add everything to the blender and blend!
Both red salsa and green salsa are mouth watering and delicious in their own right—but there is just something about tomatillo salsa verde that I can’t get enough of… It’s great because it works for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
Pair with your eggs in the morning, tacos at lunch, and enchiladas at night! Or can your salsa and gift it to friends to spice up their holidays! It will be a present so unique they won’t ever forget it!
The Best Tomatillo Salsa Verde
This homemade salsa verde with tomatillos is one of my all-time favorite salsas! All you need are several fresh ingredients and a food processor. Good news! It’s super quick and easy to make too! The end result, from the jalapeño peppers to the garlic and onion, is a delicious delight for your taste buds! Pour over its vibrant green color over your breakfast tacos, Mexican dishes, a burrito bowl, quesadillas, and so much more.
Next time you go to a potluck, impress your family and friends at your next gathering by placing this homemade tomatillo salsa verde out with some tortillas chips for all to enjoy. People will be asking you for the recipe after. You can keep it a secret or spread the joy! This is truly the best salsa verde. You’ll never want to buy store-bought salsa verde again! So save that money and enjoy!
How to Make Tomatillo Salsa Verde
Add all of the ingredients into a food processor or blender.
Blend until it reaches salsa consistency.
Pour the salsa verde into a saucepan to heat. Bring it to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer.
Allow the salsa to cool before serving or storing it!
Storing Leftover Salsa Verde
You can store your leftover green sauce in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator for up to five days. After five days, it’s best to throw it out because it will no longer be fresh and will spoil shortly after. Pair with a quick quesadilla, a plate of eggs for breakfast, or whatever you prefer!
What To Pair With Tomatillo Salsa Verde
As mentioned above there are plenty of items to pair with your tomatillo salsa verde. Here are just a few ideas to help you use up your leftovers. If you have any other suggestions, I’d love to hear about them in the comments below!
Lunch: Quesadillas, tostadas, taquitos
Dinner: Enchiladas verde, tacos, burritos, taco soup, chicken and rice
Tomatillo Salsa Verde FAQ
What is tomatillo?
Green tomatillos are a small, round fruit with papery husks on its outside. Some might say they look like small green tomatoes. Tomatillos are actually distant cousins of tomatoes. They are often used in Mexican cuisine because they are native to Mexico—so if you can’t find them at your local grocery stores, check a local specialty store.
How to husk tomatillos?
Tomatillos consist of papery husks that need to be removed. Ensure you purchase firm tomatillos with brown husks. These are best to cook with. Place tomatillos in warm water so the husk is easier to peel. You can also
How do I can this Tomatillo Salsa Verde
Plan to make a big batch and want to can your green salsa verde for future use? Use one cup of vinegar instead of one cup of water to can this salsa verde! You’ll need to know how when friends and family are asking you for this tomatillo salsa verde recipe. Send them home with their own can!
Should salsa verde be served hot or cold?
You can serve it either way; it’s about your personal preference. If you pour your previously cold salsa verde over a hot dish like a plate of enchiladas, the salsa will likely warm to its touch. You can serve it at room temperature but it’s recommended not to leave your salsa sitting out for more than two hours.
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- 1 pound tomatillos husked
- 1/2 cup onion chopped
- 1 jalapeno pepper seeds removed, finely diced
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
- 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- pinch pepper
- 1 cup water
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- Place all ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until it's salsa consistency.
- Pour salsa verde into a saucepan and heat on medium high heat. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring often.
- Allow to cool and then serve or place in refrigerator for later on.