Best D*** Tomatillo Salsa

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Best Damn Tomatillo Salsa
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

This quick and easy tomatillo salsa is full of flavor and easy to make for all your salsa needs 

Course: Sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
  • 1 lb Tomatillos
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 1 jalapeno
  • cilantro
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil
  1. Remove husk from tomatillos, rinse and slice them in half. Slice an onion in half and remove the husk. Store the other half of the onion. Remove stem from jalapeno and slice in half.

  2. In a large pan, drizzle olive oil and turn the stove on medium heat. Once the oil begins to sizzle, add tomatillos open face side down, jalapenos, and onions, cook for about 5 minutes on one side until tomatillos and onions begin to caramelize. After 5 minutes, turn the tomatillos to the opposite side and add the garlic. Cook for another 5 minutes and then remove from heat. 

  3. Using a blender, add tomatillos, onions, jalapenos, garlic, and cilantro. Pulse until well combined. Add water and lime juice and pulse for 2-3 seconds. 

  4. Pour salsa into a jar and salt and pepper to taste.