Tomatillo Salsa

By Maren Epstein
February 1, 2016
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Author Notes: This Salsa is Spicy and full of charred Tomatillo, Lime and Cilantro flavor with a little crunch added by diced White onion. Taking only 10 min to make from start to finish this one is easy.Maren Epstein

Makes: 2 cups

  • 3/4 pound Tomatillo, 9 medium tomatillos peeled
  • 1 Jalapeno, Whole
  • 1/4 cup White Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro Leaves and soft stems, Packed
  • 1/4 cup Lime Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Water, (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil, (optional)
  1. Raise oven rack to the highest shelf. Turn on broiler. Peel papery covers off of Tomatillos. Place the Tomatillos and Jalapeno on a half sheet tray and broil for 5 min. Or until they blister and start cracking. Then turn them over and roast the other side for another 3 minutes.
  2. Transfer Tomatillo to the blender with half of the Jalapeno, cilantro, olive oil, salt, pepper, and lime juice. Pulse the blender and add the water one tablespoon at a time until you reach the desired consistency.
  3. Stir in minced onion and season to your preference with more salt and pepper.

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