Salsa Verde - (Tomatillo Sauce)

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tomatillos

Description

This sauce made with tomatillos, the small green tomatoes that come in a husk, is a classic Mexican sauce used for many dishes including Lengua en Salsa Verde, Carne en Su Jugo, Carnitas Tacos, Huevos Divorciados and many others.

Summary

Yield
Servings
Prep time
5 minutes
Cooking time
10 minutes
Total time
15 minutes

Ingredients

1 lb
Tomates Verdes
8  
Serrano Chiles
1 clv
Garlic
1⁄2  
Onion
2  
Cilantro Sprigs
1 pn
Salt

Instructions

Roast the tomatoes and the chiles.

In a molcajete (or in a blender) grind the garlic, serrano peppers, salt; add the chopped tomatoes and the onion until they incorporate well with the rest of the ingredients.

Pour in a saucer and sprinkle finely chopped cilantro.

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Notes

For red sauce substitute green tomatoes with red tomatoes.

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