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.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
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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