Authentic Salsa Verde (Served Hot)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by CHRISSYG

The recipe was given to us by a co-worker of our son. I could just sit and eat the sauce it's so good! It makes a very thick sauce, but you can thin it to your liking. it's not as hot as you think it is (considering the base is jalapeno)

Top Review by celiavolpe

I really liked this recipe. It did taste very authentic. It seemed very hot but I guess it depends on your taste. I did add some lime juice and a bit more water because it did make a very thick sauce. I made this with the Cuban Style Pork Roast (Crockpot) and it was a good pairing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium sized saucepan, sweat out jalapenos, garlic and onion, until soft.
  2. Add cilantro, cook until it is wilted.
  3. Add just enough water to cover everything, and simmer about 5 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, cut the tortillas into small pieces.
  5. Add the tortilla pieces to the simmering mixture, and allow them to simmer another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Transfer to food processor, or blender (be very careful, it's hot) and blend until puree'd. (a stick blender works best, to do this rignt in the pot).
  7. Serve hot.

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