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Tangy Tomatillo Salsa

Prep Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: salsa, tomatillo
Servings: 4 cups
Author: Greg Fleischaker


  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 2 lbs tomatillos
  • 1 onion
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 2 Anaheim peppers seeded and chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 Serrano pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 bunch cilantro or flat leaf parsley
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  • Remove husks from tomatillos and clean
  • Halve tomatillos and cook over medium heat with avocado oil in dutch oven or large pan over medium heat
  • While tomatillos cook down, rough chop onion and green chilis and add to the pan with the tomatillos and stir
  • Add remaining ingredients to Vitamix or blender
  • Add tomatillo mixture to Vitamix and blend to desired consistency