Fresh and Fiery Salsa Verde



Fresh and Fiery Salsa Verde

Picture yourself on a sunny day, gathering fresh ingredients from your garden or local market. Imagine the vibrant colors and the tantalizing aroma of ripe tomatoes, cilantro, and jalapeños. It’s the perfect setting to whip up a batch of our “Fresh and Fiery Salsa Verde,” a delightful blend of flavors that will transport your taste buds to a Mexican fiesta.

Ingredients

  • 5 tomatillos, husks removed
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, stems removed
  • 1 small onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your broiler or grill to high heat.
  2. Place the tomatillos and jalapeño peppers on the grill or under the broiler until they are charred and blistered, turning occasionally. This should take about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Remove the tomatillos and jalapeños from heat and let them cool slightly.
  4. In a blender or food processor, combine the charred tomatillos, jalapeño peppers, onion, garlic, cilantro, and lime juice.
  5. Pulse until the mixture reaches your desired salsa consistency. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Transfer the salsa to a serving bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  7. Serve your Fresh and Fiery Salsa Verde with tortilla chips, tacos, or grilled meats. Enjoy the explosion of flavors!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: Approximately 2 cups

Fresh and Fiery Salsa Verde is a zesty and vibrant condiment that adds a burst of flavor to your favorite dishes. Made with charred tomatillos, jalapeños, and fresh cilantro, it’s a perfect accompaniment for tacos, nachos, or as a dip for tortilla chips. With just the right amount of heat and tang, this salsa verde will become your go-to recipe for Mexican-inspired meals.

Nutrition Information: Serving Size – 2 tablespoons | Calories: 15 | Total Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 25mg | Total Carbohydrates: 4g | Dietary Fiber: 1g | Sugars: 1g | Protein: 0g

Picture yourself enjoying this Fresh and Fiery Salsa Verde with friends and family, sharing stories and laughter. It’s not just a condiment; it’s a conversation starter, a crowd-pleaser, and a taste of Mexico in every bite. So, grab those fresh ingredients, fire up the grill, and let the fiesta begin!

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