Zesty Homemade Salsa Verde

Zesty Homemade Salsa Verde

Picture this: a sunny afternoon, a group of friends gathered around a table on your backyard patio, and a bowl of Zesty Homemade Salsa Verde that’s about to steal the show. This vibrant and tangy salsa is the perfect companion for your tortilla chips or as a topping for grilled chicken or fish. With just the right amount of heat and a burst of fresh flavors, this homemade salsa will become your go-to recipe for any gathering.


  • 10 tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 2 jalapeño peppers
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 small onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your broiler.
  2. Place the tomatillos, jalapeño peppers, garlic, and onion on a baking sheet.
  3. Broil for 5-7 minutes, turning occasionally, until they are charred and softened.
  4. Transfer the roasted vegetables to a blender or food processor.
  5. Add the cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper.
  6. Pulse until you reach your desired salsa consistency.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to let the flavors meld.
  8. Serve with tortilla chips or as a condiment for your favorite dishes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Approximately 2 cups

Zesty Homemade Salsa Verde is a crowd-pleaser that will elevate your snacks and meals. Its fresh and tangy flavors make it the star of any gathering.

Nutrition: Calories per serving – 25kcal, Carbohydrates – 6g, Protein – 1g, Fat – 0g

Imagine your guests’ faces lighting up as they taste the freshness and zing of this homemade salsa. It’s a recipe that’s meant to be shared and enjoyed together, creating lasting memories of delightful get-togethers. So, next time you’re planning a gathering, make sure to include Zesty Homemade Salsa Verde on the menu. Your friends and family will thank you!

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