Salsa Verde

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 10mins
YIELD: 2-3 cups


  • 4
    cups tomatillos, husked and rinsed,cut in half
  • 1
    medium onion, quartered
  • 3
    scallions, cut into 4
  • 4
    cloves garlic
  • 14
    cup parsley
  • 12
    cup chopped cilantro leaf
  • 2
    small jalapeno peppers, leave seeds in if you like it very hot
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil, if serving warm


  • Drop the garlic through the feed tube of a food processor with the metal blade in place and motor running to chop finely (about 10 seconds.) Add the scallions, parsley, cilantro, and jalapeno and chop finely (about 6 pulses of the motor).
  • Add the tomatillos and salt and process until pureed, about 5 seconds.
  • Refrigerate, covered.
  • May be served warm In medium saucepan over medium heat, heat 2 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Add tomatillo mixture and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and pour into serving bowl.
  • Cover and let stand 1-2 hours to blend flavors.
  • Serve warm.