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Green Salsa Recipe

Delicious and mild green salsa that perfect for your tacos or to serve with chips!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Condiment, Salsa, Sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Chunky Salsa, Green Salsa, Mexican
Servings: 15 people
Calories: 10kcal
Cost: $1.50


  • 8 Tomatillo (small green husk tomato) peeled and rinsed
  • 1 Garlic Clove (not the whole bulb) finely minced
  • 6 Serrano Chiles rinsed thoroughly
  • 1 Cilantro bunch rinsed and finely chopped
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 Onion rinsed and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Salt Optional: Add more or Less, to taste


  • Wrap a metal griddle with aluminum foil, place it on your stove top on medium high.
  • Place your green tomatoes (tomatillo) and serrano chiles on the griddle to toast thoroughly.
  • Frequently turn them so that they're toasted evenly.
  • Once they're fully toasted, remove seeds from the chile serrano peppers.
  • Then place the chile serrano peppers, tomatillo, chopped onion, chopped cilantro, minced garlic clove and salt into your blender.
  • Add 2 cups of water, more or less based on the consistency that you prefer.
  • Serve with Chips or as a topping.
  • Refrigerate remaining salsa in a mason jar to keep it fresh.