Tomatillo Salsa Verde is my kid's favorite salsa because it's not too spicy for them. I love to use the salsa on chicken enchiladas, tacos or even just as a dip.
It is a great dip to take to parties for an appetizer, in fact I am making this weekend for our Super Bowl Party per my kid's request. Of course whenever I serve a green salsa that is always a winner with my kids.
This recipe is simple and takes less than 30 minutes to make. You can also make this salsa and freeze it for up to 6 months. We like to serve Tomatillo Salsa Verde with tortilla chips and red pepper slices. Be sure to try this delicious salsa with Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas.
Tomatillo Salsa Verde
- 1 pound tomatillos husked
- 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 whole serrano chile peppers minced or canned
- 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin more if you want it more spicy
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt or to taste
- 2 cups water
- 1/3 cup lime juice
- Place tomatillos, onion, garlic, and chile pepper into a saucepan.
- Season with cilantro, oregano, cumin, and salt; pour in water.
- Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the tomatillos are soft, 10 to 15 minutes.
- Using a blender or vitamix, carefully puree the lime juice, tomatillos and water in batches until smooth. If using a vitamix no need to do in batches.
- Place in an air tight container.
- Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
- **Will keel in your refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.
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