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Categories: Sauces and condiments, Vegetarian

Teresa's Salsa Verde

"I get into the spirit of things," says Sandra Sanchez as she takes out red, white and green plates and unwraps a bundle of red, white and green napkins. In the family room, the table that she will fill with ... Read more

Total time: 35 minutes | Makes 2 cups
Note: As a variation, add chopped onion and cilantro after the salsa is blended.
  • 10 jalapenos
  • 4 tomatillos, husks removed
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • Salt

Step 1Place the jalapenos and tomatillos in a saucepan. Add the water, bring to a boil and boil about 10 minutes over medium heat. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let the ingredients cool 10 to 15 minutes.

Step 2Remove the stems from the jalapenos and place the jalapenos, tomatillos and garlic in a blender. Blend on high 3 to 4 seconds. If the salsa seems too thick, add a little of the cooking water. Add salt to taste.

Each 1/4 cup:
8 calories; 203 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 2 grams carbohydrates; 0 protein; 0.46 gram fiber.
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