Salsa Verde – Fast Recipe /Lower Calorie/

Salsa Verde

By April 20, 2013

Salsa comes from the Mexican and Spanish words for “sauce.” Some salsas are fresh and others cooked. Chiles, give them that characteristic kick.

  • Prep Time : 15 minutes
  • Cook Time : 15 minutes
  • Yield : 1¼ cups salsa


In food processor or blender, place all ingredients. Cover; process until well blended. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 1 week.

*Small green tomatoes can be substituted.

Preparing Tomatillos
Open dry husks and pull up towards top of tomatillo. Pull or cut with paring knife to remove husks and stems.
Rinse tomatillo; rub gently to remove sticky film. Cut as desired.

Tomatillos (tohm-ah-TEE-ohs) are from the same family as tomatoes but are very different. They are green with a flavor that hints of lemon and apples. Tomatillos have a thick skin with a papery covering and a fi rm texture much like a green tomato.

- Check also Classic Salsa Recipe

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