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Delicious Twist on Classic Salsa Verde: How to Make Tomatillo Avocado Salsa Verde


Tomatillo avocado salsa verde is a popular Mexican condiment that is perfect for dipping, topping, or marinating.

It is made with tomatillos, avocados, onions, garlic, cilantro, and jalapenos.
This recipe is a twist on the classic salsa verde by adding creamy avocados for an extra boost of flavor.

Required ingredients and tools

  • 1 pound tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and diced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Baking sheet
  • Food processor or blender

Preparation steps

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Arrange the tomatillos, onions, garlic, and jalapenos on the baking sheet.
  4. Roast the vegetables for 15-20 minutes or until they are soft and slightly charred.
  5. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let the vegetables cool down for a few minutes.
  6. Peel the roasted garlic cloves and remove the stems of the jalapenos.
  7. Add the roasted vegetables to a food processor or blender and pulse until they are finely chopped.
  8. Add the diced avocado, cilantro, and lime juice to the mixture.
  9. Blend again until the salsa reaches the desired consistency.
  10. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and lime juice as needed.

Serving suggestions

  • Serve the tomatillo avocado salsa verde with tortilla chips, tacos, burritos, or grilled meats.
  • Store the salsa in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Feel free to adjust the recipe to your personal preference by adding more or less jalapenos, garlic, or lime juice.

You can also make this recipe vegan by omitting the sour cream or dairy products.
Enjoy this delicious tomatillo avocado salsa verde and don't forget to share your feedback with us!

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