Tomatillo Green Chili Salsa

Tomatillo green chili salsa, or salsa verde, is a delicious vegan condiment that’s ready in 25 minutes. Get the step-by-step recipe, plus tips for making this easy sauce at home.


tomatillos red onion cilantro avocado oil

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salt garlic lime

Step 1:

Place the tomatillos, jalapeños, onions, and garlic (wrapped in foil) on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt.

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Roast the vegetables in the oven at 400° F for 15 minutes, or until the tomatillos are soft.

Step 2:

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Let the vegetables cool, then remove the onion and garlic peels, if you haven’t already. Place everything in blender or food processor.

Step 3:

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Blend until pureed. You can make the mixture as smooth or as chunky as you’d like. Serve as a garnish or dip with tortilla chips.

Step 4:

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