Salsa Verde (Green)

(from cokerlj’s recipe box)

Haven’t tried
Usually I buy a jar at the grocery but would like to try making my own.

Source: RecipeThing

Categories: Mexican, Sauce


  • 1 pound tomatillos, husked
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 serrano chile peppers,minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, or to
  • taste
  • 2 cups water


  1. Place tomatillos, onion, garlic, and chile pepper into a saucepan. Season with cilantro, oregano, cumin, and salt; pour in water.

  2. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the tomatillos are soft, 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. Using a blender, carefully puree the tomatillos and water in batches until smooth.

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