5 from 1 vote
Homemade Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Homemade Roasted Tomatillo Salsa (salsa verde) - Just like your favorite restaurant's, if not better! Easy, fresh, bright, delicious and so much better than the over salted store-bought kind. 
Course: Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 5 cups
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe
  • 2 pounds Tomatillos, husks removed and; washed husks removed & washed
  • 1 - 3 jalapeños
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 medium-large onion
  • 2/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  1. Chop the onion in half, crush the garlic, and leave the jalapeños and tomatillos whole. Roast on a baking sheet in a 400-degrees F oven for about 15 minutes, turning all halfway over through roasting time.
  2. Peel the garlic, deseed and rough chop the jalapeño, and peel and rough chop the onion.
  3. In a food processor, add all roasted ingredients, plus cilantro and salt and pulse until all ingredients are chopped and desired consistency is reached.
Recipe Notes

We used 3 seeded and deveined jalapenos. It wasn't quite spicy enough for us so next time we will leave the seeds in 1 or 2. Choose your own level of heat.