Tomatillo-Cilantro Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Studentchef

From the cookbook The Voluptuous Vegan. This is considered a Mexican dish.

Top Review by Rita1652

Delish I kept it simple carb and gluten free skipping the bread. Kicked up the chilis we like it hot. Thanks Made for Zingo ZWT #8 Lively Lemon Lovelies.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 lb tomatillo
  • 12 small green pepper, deseeded, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 14 cup fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 14 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 12 jalapeno, destemeed, and deseeded
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • 4 slices white bread, crust removed, and torn into pieces
  • 1 cup water
  • 12 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Remove the stems and husks from the tomatillos and rinse them. Place the tomatilloson a broiler pan and broil until the skins blister, crack, and begin to blacken. Remove from the broiler and cut off any black spots.
  3. Put all ingredients (including tomatillos) in a blender and blend until smooth. Just before serving, heat just the amount you'll be serving.

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