Easy Salsa Verde Recipe: Perfect for Tacos, Burritos, and More

Make this zesty and tangy Salsa Verde recipe with fresh ingredients in no time. Perfect for parties or a quick snack.

Salsa Verde is a versatile and zesty dip that can be used to enhance the flavors of various dishes. Made with fresh ingredients such as tomatillo, cilantro, and jalapeno, this sauce is perfect for adding some tanginess and spice to tacos, burritos, or grilled meats. In this recipe, we will guide you through the process of making an authentic and flavorful Salsa Verde in just a few minutes.


  • 8 tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped white onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the broiler to high.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and arrange the tomatillos and jalapeno pepper on it.
  3. Broil for about 5-7 minutes or until the tomatillos and jalapeno are lightly charred.
  4. In a blender or food processor, pulse the tomatillos, jalapeno, cilantro, onion, garlic, lime juice, and salt until smooth.
  5. Taste the salsa and add more salt or lime juice if needed.

Tips and Tricks:

  • Adjust the spiciness of the salsa by adding or reducing the amount of jalapeno.
  • For a sweeter salsa, add a tablespoon of honey or sugar.
  • This salsa can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.


  • For a chunky salsa, pulse the ingredients a few times until roughly chopped.
  • For a creamier salsa, add a tablespoon of sour cream or avocado to the mixture.
  • For a smokier flavor, add a roasted poblano pepper to the mix.

Salsa Verde is a classic Mexican sauce that can be used in various dishes. With this easy recipe, you can make your own homemade salsa in no time. Whether you like it spicy, tangy, or sweet, this recipe can be adapted to suit your taste buds. So, grab some tortilla chips or your favorite Mexican dish and enjoy this zesty dip.

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