Salsa Verde - (Tomatillo Sauce)


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.

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.

Notes

For red sauce substitute green tomatoes with red tomatoes.

Tags

salsa verde
serranos

Recipe type

Sauces

Cuisine

Mexican