bowl of salsa verde with chips
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Salsa Verde

Roast up this homemade salsa verde and enjoy as an appetizer with tortilla chips and margaritas.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: appetizer, salsa, salsa verde, snack
Servings: 1 bowl


  • 10-12 tomatillos skins off
  • 1 yellow onion peeled and halved
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled
  • 1 jalapeño
  • Juice of a lime
  • Handful of fresh cilantro about 1/2 cup loosely packed
  • Olive oil spray


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray down a sheet pan.
  • Place the peeled tomatillos, onion halves, garlic cloves, and the entire jalapeño onto the sheet pan.
  • Roast for 30 minutes.
  • Take the stem off the jalapeño pepper and compost.
  • Place all the roasted vegetables in a food processor with the juice of one lime and a handful of fresh cilantro.
  • Pulse for 15 seconds.
  • Serve with chips, fresh-cut veggies, and margaritas!