Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Making salsa at home is easy. Skip the jarred stuff and use this for your next party instead.
May 24, 2017, 1:00pm
Tomatillo Salsa Recipe
Photo by Jack Newton

Makes 1 cup
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes


6 tomatillos, husk removed and washed
4 garlic cloves, unpeeled
3 serrano peppers
1/2 large white onion, quartered
1 small handful cilantro
1 large lime
kosher salt, to taste


Heat the oven to 450°F. Place the tomatillos, garlic, serrano peppers, and onion in an even layer on a baking sheet. Roast until charred, about 30 minutes. Transfer to a blender along with the cilantro. Cut the lime in half and squeeze in the juice. Purée until chunky and season with salt.