Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

This fresh, vibrantly flavored salsa verde is great on everything from tacos and burgers to fish and baked corn tortilla chips.

Tomatillos are widely available at larger grocery stores, ethnic markets, and farmers’ markets.

For a smokier flavor, roast the tomatillos.

Pro tips:
• If salsa has too much liquid, simply drain it off and save. You can add this flavorful liquid to guacamole, taco meat, or scrambled eggs.
• For a spicier salsa, add one to two additional jalapeños.
• For a roasted salsa, cut tomatillos (with husks removed) in half, place them cut side up on a baking sheet. Bake at 450° F. for 15 to 20 minutes, or until soft. Place roasted tomatillos in blender with other ingredients as listed above.

This fresh, vibrant tomatillo salsa verde is great on everything from tacos, burgers, and fish to baked potatoes with fresh jalapeño and bright tomatillos.
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Salsa Verde

This fresh, vibrant tomatillo salsa verde is great on everything from tacos, burgers, and fish to baked potatoes with fresh jalapeño and bright tomatillos.

Course Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword salsa
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 8 servings, about ¼ cup each
Calories 23 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. tomatillos, husks removed, washed, coarsely chopped
  • ¾ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeno, seeds and veins removed, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)

Instructions

  1. Place tomatillos, cilantro, onion, garlic, and jalapeno in blender; cover. Blend until slightly chunky. 

  2. Add lime juice and salt; blend to desired consistency.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Salsa Verde
Amount Per Serving (0.25 cup)
Calories 23 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 144mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 1g 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
½ Carb

Body Beast Portions
1 Vegetable

Container Equivalents
½ Green

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