Mexican Green Sauce With Tomatillos and Avocado (Salsa Verde)

Recipe by BecR2400
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 2 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 12
    teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1
    small white onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 -3
    serrano peppers, stemmed and coarsely chopped (or jalapeno peppers)
  • 6 -8
    medium tomatillos, husks removed, rinsed and cut into quarters (about 1/2 pound)
  • 12 -15
    sprigs cilantro, finely chopped
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a food processor or blender (or with mortar and pestle), process garlic and salt to a paste.
  • In the processor or blender, place onion, jalapenos and tomatillos and pulse to make a slightly chunky mix. Remove to bowl.
  • Halve and pit avocado and scoop out flesh. Chop finely and add to other ingredients. Add cilantro and mix well.
  • Serve with tortilla chips or as a condiment for meat, fish, poultry, burritos or quesadillas.
  • Makes about 2 cups.
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