Authentic Salsa Verde (Served Hot)

Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

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)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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.
Most Helpful

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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.