Salsa Verde

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
4 Tomatillos
2 Green Heirloom Tomatoes
half of a Red Onion
2 Jalapeño
1 Poblano Pepper
1 teaspoon Sea Salt
0.5 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1 Tablespoon Agave/Honey
0.25 cup, chopped Fresh Cilantro
Optional
1 ear Corn on the Cobb

Salsa Verde

  • 60 minutes
  • Serves 4
  • Medium

Ingredients

  • Optional

Directions

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What do you do when you have tomatillos? Salsa verde, of course.

This easy and spicy salsa bursts with flavor and is a lot of fun to make!

Tip: If you have sensitive skin, wear gloves while handling the jalapeño and poblano peppers.

 

Not sure what to do with your homemade salsa? Make these recipes:

Black Bean and Corn Nachos
Meaty Rice and Bean Burrito

Steps

1
Done

Roast The Vegetables

Heat up your large, dry skillet and add your tomatillos, tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño and poblano peppers and roast until charred on all sides.

Using tongs, turn the vegetables for an even roasting. This takes about 10-15 minutes.

2
Done

Steam & Peel Roast The Vegetables

Once roasted, move the vegetables to a large bowl and cover with plastic wrap.

Allow the vegetables to steam for 2-4 minutes then remove all of the outer layers of the flesh to remove all of the black, charred skin.

Also remove the tops and seeds of the peppers.

Keep some seeds if you like it extra spicy.

3
Done

Blend Using Your Blender

Add all of the peeled vegetables, salt, pepper, honey or agave and cilantro to your blender and pulse a few times until mixed.

4
Done

Add Corn and Adjust Seasoning

Using a fine mesh strainer, strain the salsa to get rid of any excess liquid.

Next, add the fresh, raw corn for sweetness and crunch. This is optional but suggested!

Pour the salsa into a container, seal and refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

This will allow the flavors to get to know each other and intensify.

Enjoy with tortilla chips, spooned over tacos and more!

Store the salsa in a glass jar with an air-tight lid and keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks!

Joni

Hi guys, so glad you are here! My food blog is about easy, colorful and mostly healthy recipes. I grew up in Germany and have been in the states since 2002. Currently, I am living in sunny Miami, FL! Please leave me a comment if you have questions or recipe requests and also follow me on social media via @foodbyjonister. Happy cooking and eating!

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