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Roasted Salsa Verde

Adapted from Epicurious
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins


  • 1 1/2 lbs fresh tomatillos
  • 3 serrano chiles stems removed but otherwise left whole
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled, and left whole
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 onion roughly chopped
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  • Preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Place tomatillos, chiles, and garlic on a baking sheet.
  • Place baking sheet on rack closest to the heating source and bake for 15 minutes, turning the tomatillos once. The tomatillos should be lightly charred.
  • Put tomatillos, chiles, and garlic in the blender. Add cilantro, raw onion, and lime juice. Season with salt.
  • Blend until mixture is smooth.
  • Chill and serve with chips or over tacos.