Best-Ever Salsa Verde

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salsa verde delish
Park Feierbach

We're big fans of salsa verde here at delish. Salsa verde chicken, salsa verde queso, salsa verde taquitos... the list goes on. We don't mind using the canned stuff for cooking, but homemade is always better. Plus, if you're serving it straight-up, making it fresh makes all the difference. 

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Yields: 2 cups
Prep Time: 0 hours 15 mins
Total Time: 1 hour 0 mins
12 oz.

tomatillos, husked, washed, and halved


small white onion, quartered


jalapeños, seeded and sliced in half

2 tbsp.

vegetable oil

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 c.

cilantro leaves and tender stems

3 tbsp.

lime juice

1/4 c.

extra-virgin olive oil

Tortilla chips, for serving

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Toss tomatillos, white onion, and jalapeños with vegetable oil on a sheet tray, and season with salt and pepper. 
  2. Roast until softened and charred in spots, about 20 minutes. Let cool.
  3. Transfer roasted vegetables, cilantro, and lime juice to a blender and blend while streaming in olive oil, until mostly smooth. Season with salt and pepper. 
  4. Serve with tortilla chips.
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