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Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

Makes about 500mls of sauce.
Course Sauce
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12
Author Valerie Lugonja via Chef Hugo Raya


  • 10 small tomatillos , peeled and cleaned
  • 3-4 garlic cloves , minced (I like 4 large ones)
  • 2 fresh chile serranos , seeds removed, minced (I prefer no chiles)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cups water , as necessary


  1. Simmer tomatillos in water for 20-30 minutes on each side, until very soft, on very low heat
  2. Place ingredients in blender, starting with 1 cup of water; puree until desired consistency is achieved, adding more water and salt, as needed