Tomatillo Salsa

5 Average
Adapted from Simply Recipes
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We often serve this tomatillo salsa with pork carnitas tacos. Yum!

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Tomatillo Salsa

Adapted from Simply Recipes
5 Average
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
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Servings: 1 cup


  • 1 ½ lbs tomatillos they look like little green tomatoes with husks around them
  • ½ cup white onion
  • ¾ cup cilantro leaves only
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and roughly chopped (you can substitute a serrano pepper)


  • Preheat broiler on high.
  • Peel and discard husks off tomatillos. Rinse and cut tomatillos in half. Place cut side down on foil or parchment lined baking sheet. Broil for 5 – 7 minutes until skin is lightly blackened.
  • Puree tomatillos and rest of ingredients together including onion, cilantro, lime, and pepper using a food processor, blender, or hand immersion blender until ingredients are finely chopped and mixed.
  • Cool in refrigerator until ready to serve.


Nutrition Facts
Nutrition Facts
Tomatillo Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 2003mg57%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 15g63%
Sugar 31g34%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1735IU35%
Vitamin C 109.9mg133%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 4.4mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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2 thoughts on “Tomatillo Salsa”

  1. 5 stars
    This was so easy and tasty! I added the pepper in small pieces to taste (we have a 3 year old so can’t go too spicy), and added a little sea salt to taste. Very good!

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