Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

  • Servings: 4 cups
  • Difficulty: Easy
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  • 4 Tomatillos, husks removed and quartered
  • 2 cloves Garlic, peeled
  • 1 small White Onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper, seeds and membranes removed, quartered
  • Optional: 2 Tbs pan drippings from Cuban Style Pork Roast– not to be confused with grease!
  • 1 small bunch of Cilantro, coarsely chopped
  • Salt


  1. Add Tomatillos, Garlic, Onion, Jalapeno to a sauce pot. Cover with water. Bring to a boil over Med-High heat and then reduce to a simmer. Let simmer until vegetables are tender- about 10-15 minutes.
  2. Drain vegetables and add to a blender along with pork drippings, cilantro and a pinch of salt. Blend until smooth. Taste and season with more salt or Lime, if you prefer.

Let me know if you like it. Happy Noshing!


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