Spicy Salsa Verde

by Dennis The Prescott

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

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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.


    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.