Tomatillo Sauce

Recipe by acid.
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 2 cups


  • 34
    lb tomatillo, husks removed
  • 2
    jalapenos, stemmed
  • 1
    medium white onion, peeled and quartered
  • 4
    cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1
    tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 14
    cup cilantro leaf, , leaves and stems, chopped
  • 1 12
    cups chicken stock (can substitute vegetable stock)
  • to taste salt and pepper, to taste


  • Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat.
  • Grill tomatillos,jalapnos, onion and garlic in skillet, occasionally turning to toast all side, for about 5 minutes.
  • ingredients will blacken in places (this is a good thing).
  • Remove from skillet and put into a blender, add cilantro and puree until smooth.
  • Heat 1 vegetable oil in a deep saucepan over medium heat.
  • Pouyr puree into pan and cook, stirring constantly, until it darkens in color, about 5 minutes.
  • Add chicken stock, season with salt and pepper, and lower heat to medium low.
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens, about 30 minutes.