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tomatillo salsa

Fresh tomatillo salsa

This fresh salsa verde is excellent on tacos or with chips.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword salsa
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3 cups
Author SL


  • 1/4 white onion
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (bottled works fine here)
  • 8 tomatillos
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime (juice)
  • salt (to taste)


  1. Dice the onion and soak in lime juice for 10 minutes.  

  2. Dice the tomatillos, garlic, jalapeno and cilantro and combine. 

  3. Rinse onion with cold water, drain and add to other ingredients. 

  4. Add the juice of one lime and salt to taste. 

  5. Serve as a topping for tacos or on its own with chips. 

    taco with tomatillo salsa