Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Tomatillos are very versatile. Used fresh or roasted they have a tart, sweet flavor that can be used in this Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Verde or chili verde sauce for enchiladas or tamales. Try just dipping your chip into this flavorful salsa and it will take you to an exotic place, warm and tropical.


3 – 4 tomatillos, husked and rinsed, chopped

1 garlic clove, peeled

Fresh hot green chili, jalapeno, serranos, seeded and chopped

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1 large avocado, chopped

In a food processor, combine the tomatillos, garlic, green chili, cilantro and 1/2 cup water. Process until a coarse puree. Add the avocado and pulse to incorporate until smooth. Pour into a salsa dish. Add a bit more water if needed and salt, approximately 1 teaspoon. Enjoy!


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