This authentic recipe for salsa verde is very easy and is ready in less than 20 minutes!
Hi everybody! Today I’m going to share with you my favorite salsa verde recipe. If you love cooking Mexican food like me then you HAVE to know how to make salsa verde. It’s such an important part of Mexican cuisine. You can use it on all your favorite Mexican foods such as tamales, tacos, enchiladas, gorditas and so many more!
My favorite meal to eat with salsa verde are the gorditas that I posted about yesterday. This recipe makes about 3 cups of salsa. If you want to make this salsa to go with the gorditas then you may want to halve the recipe for the salsa or you will probably end up with too much.
This is not a salsa that will last a long time in the fridge. It has avocado in so it will turn brown if you don’t eat it within 24-48 hours. Jaime (my husband) and I have no problem eating it all up way before it has a chance to even think about turning brown!
I also wanted to let you know that you can adjust the spiciness according to your liking. The recipe I’m sharing with you today is not spicy. If you want it spicy you should add more serrano peppers.
You could also make this salsa with jalapeños if you wanted. I only used serranos because that’s all I could find.
You don’t have to add the avocado if you don’t want but it gives the salsa a creamier consistency. But I will say that you should add the avocado if you’re going to be eating this salsa with the gorditas. The avocado makes the salsa not as runny so it will stay inside the gorditas better.
Just looking at these photos leaves me craving more! Some chicken enchiladas with salsa verde sounds amazing doesn’t it? I will definitely have to make that soon!
I hope you enjoyed this post and hopefully will make the recipe soon. You will love it! Thank you so much for visiting! Be back soon! 🙂
How to Make Salsa Verde (Recipe)
- 7 tomatillos
- 3 serrano peppers
- 1/2 small white onion
- 1 large garlic clove
- 1 avocado
- 1/2 bunch cilantro
- juice of 1/4 of lime or to taste
- salt to taste
In a pot cover the tomatillos and serrano peppers with water bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for about 10 minutes or until tomatillos are softened.
Transfer tomatillos and serrano peppers to blender.
Add onion, garlic, avocado and cilantro to blender.
Blend for about a minute or until the salsa is well blended.
Transfer to a bowl and season with salt and lime juice to taste.
Stir and serve.
Enjoy! Refrigerate any leftover salsa