Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillos are a key ingredient in fresh and cooked Mexican and Central-American green sauces.

Tomatillo Salsa

The Mexican kitchen is loaded with the most incredible salsas and sauces. Here is one of them.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 People


  • 9 tomatillos fresh, husk removed and rinsed
  • 1/2 yellow onion cut into thirds
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 jalapeño
  • salt and black pepper freshly ground
  • 1/4 cup coriander fresh
  • 1 Lime Juice fresh


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C / Gas 4)
  • Toss the tomatillos, garlic, pepper and onions with the olive oil and place evenly on a baking tray.
  • Bake until the tomatillos and onions are soft, 15-20 minutes. If necessary, remove the garlic sooner to avoid scorching.
  • Remove the stem, ribs and seeds from the jalapeño (or keep them in if you want it hot).
  • Add the roasted vegetables, fresh coriander and lime juice into a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Adjust the salt and pepper amounts, if necessary and transfer to a bowl.


Tools Necessary-
Baking Tray
Medium sized Bowl
Cutting board
Medium sized pan
Paring Knife
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