Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

A light green salsa very popular as a topping for tacos throught the Yucatan. They serve something like this at one of my favorite places in Cozumel, Los Otates.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put the tomatillos in a pan of boiling salted water and cook for 5 minutes. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 more minutes.
  2. Drain and place in a blender with remaining ingredients. Blend until consistency is smooth, adding water as needed.
  3. NOTE: You may want to wear gloves when seeding the pepper. It is VERY HOT! :).