Roasted Tomatillo Guacamole

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 20 mins

Another great recipe from Sunset Mag - The roasting step can also be done on a grill.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 -2 fresh jalapeno, stems removed, and chiles halved and seeded
  • 12 medium white onion, peeled
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 tomatillo, papery skin removed
  • 1 avocado, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (plus (to taste)
  • 13 cup loosely packed cilantro leaf, chopped
  • 12 teaspoon salt (plus (to taste)
  • 14 cup water


  1. In a large, unoiled frying pan over medium heat, pan-roast the Jalapeños, onion, garlic, and tomatillo on all sides, 20 to 25 minutes total.
  2. In a blender, whirl the vegetables with water until blended but still chunky.
  3. Add avocado and lime juice; pulse until blended.
  4. Add cilantro and salt, pulse to combine, and add more salt and/or lime juice to taste.
Most Helpful

I only discovered that I love avocados fairly recently. I was always afraid to try them in the past. Now I can't get enough! This recipe really is fantastic. I loved the tomatillo and avocado together. It's so easy and tasty. This is definitely a keeper. Thanks for posting!

Shelby Jo March 12, 2012

Love guacamole and this is a very tasty version! I made as posted with 2 jalapeno peppers. Thanks Ceezie for sharing. Made for Everyday is a Holiday.

WiGal November 24, 2009