Salsa Verde

salsa verde-4I mentioned Friday that we got a boat load of peppers, a pint of tomatillos, AND a bunch of cilantro in our CSA a couple weeks ago so it’s like the farm was beckoning us to make salsa verde – so we did! Salsa verde is a green sauce or green salsa. You can add as many jalapenos and/or serranos as you’d like to taste. It’s fairly simple to make, here’s how you do it…

 

salsa verde-3Peel your tomatillos, we were surprised at how sticky the skin under the peel is.

 

salsa verde-2Roast the tomatillos for just 5 to 8 minutes under the broiler until the skin gets browned.

 

salsa verde-1In the meantime, prep the rest of your ingredients: dice 1/2 an onion, a bunch of cilanro, 1/2 a lime, dash of sugar, salt, and chop your peppers – again, add as many as your desired spicey level.

 

salsa verde-5Once your tomatillos are cooled, blend everything together!

 

salsa verde-6Serve with chips…

 

salsa verde-8

…or on your favorite Mexican dish, like these fajitas. Enjoy!

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