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salsa verde goes perfectly with all of your favorite mexican dishes such as tamales, tacos, enchiladas, gorditas and more!

How to Make Salsa Verde (Recipe)

Salsa verde goes perfectly with tacos, tamales, enchiladas and many of your other favorite Mexican meals!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 cups of salsa
Calories 143 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 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


  1. In a pot cover the tomatillos and serrano peppers with water bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for about 10 minutes or until tomatillos are softened.
  3. Transfer tomatillos and serrano peppers to blender.
  4. Add onion, garlic, avocado and cilantro to blender.
  5. Blend for about a minute or until the salsa is well blended.
  6. Transfer to a bowl and season with salt and lime juice to taste.
  7. Stir and serve.
  8. Enjoy! Refrigerate any leftover salsa
Nutrition Facts
How to Make Salsa Verde (Recipe)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 582mg17%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 265IU5%
Vitamin C 20.4mg25%
Calcium 18mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.