Authentic Mexican Salsa Verde
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Serves: 4 cups
What You'll Need
  • About 1 lb. tomatillos (with skin removed )
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1-3 serrano chiles (1 for mild, up to 3 for spicy)
  • salt to taste
  1. In a large pot, bring water (enough to cover all the tomatillos ) to a rolling boil and add the tomatillos and chiles.
  2. Cook until the tomatillos turn a medium dark green, then remove and place along with the chiles into a blender.
  3. Add the onion and garlic and blend until smooth.
  4. Add to a medium-sized pot to simmer and reduce for about 5-10 minutes.
Recipe by The Blonde Chef at