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Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde

Roasted tomatillo salsa is perfect for game day snacking. The rich taste of smoky tomatillos blends perfectly with jalapenos and garlic.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: Latin American
Keyword: Gluten Free
Servings: 2 to 3 Cups
Calories: 156kcal


  • 2 pounds fresh tomatillos husked and rinsed
  • 3 cloves garlic papery skin left intact
  • 2 serrano peppers
  • cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon kosher salt to taste


  • Preheat broiler.
  • Place tomatillos, serrano peppers and garlic cloves on a baking sheet lined with foil.
  • Place baking sheet under the broiler and cook until tomatillos are soft and starting to blacked, 7 to 8 minutes. The garlic and serrano peppers should be removed from the tray if starting to blacken too much.
  • Remove skin from garlic and cut the stems off the serrano peppers.
  • Using tongs, transfer the tomatillos, serrano peppers and garlic to the bowl of a food processor.
  • Add cilantro, lime juice and salt, and pulse to puree to a slightly chunky consistency.
  • Transfer salsa to a serving dish, let cool and serve.


Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 881mg | Potassium: 1280mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 935IU | Vitamin C: 60.1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.9mg