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Spicy Salsa Verde

SERVINGS: 2 | Prep Time: 10 MINS | Cook Time:

    Salsa Verde is a classic, spicy sauce that pairs deliciously with grilled steak, fish or as a dip with tortilla chips. Using a broiler and a blender, this sauce is on the table and ready to go in under 20 minutes.

    Instructions:

      1. Remove the husks from the tomatillos and give them a wash to remove any stickiness. Pat dry with a paper towel.
      2. Place the tomatillos, chopped red onion, peppers, and garlic on a large baking tray and drizzle over 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Give the pan a shake to get everything coated.
      3. Set the oven to Broil and transfer the pan to the oven. Roast, turning half way through, for 8-10 minutes until everything is slightly charred and the tomatillos have softened.
      4. Remove the stems from your peppers (and any seeds, for a milder salsa), and peel the garlic. Transfer the tomatillos, peppers, garlic and onion to a blender and season with salt. Pour in the lime juice and blend until smooth (about 1 minute).
      5. Serve warm, or transfer to an airtight container. Salsa will keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.

    Crank Up your Cooking tip:

    For the best results when broiling, make sure your pan is centered under the broiler flame.

Ingredients:

  1. 1 1/2 lbs fresh tomatillos
  2. 5 - 6 serrano chillies
  3. 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  4. 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  5. 1 1/2 cups red onion, chopped
  6. 1 TBSP. lime juice
  7. 1 tsp. sea salt
  8. 1 TBSP. olive oil