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Tomatillo Sauce (Salsa) Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Mexican


  • 1 pound fresh tomatillos husks removed
  • 4 jalapeno peppers see above
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 - 2 cups of water - depending on how thick you like it
  • 3 sprigs fresh cilantro


  • Add the tomatillos, jalapenos, garlic cloves and water to a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil then lower heat just a bit and continue to simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Add the cilantro and puree again.


That's it. Couldn't be easier!