Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

  • Author: Aggies Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • 1.5 lbs tomatillos, husk removed, cleaned and quartered
  • 2 poblano peppers, cut into large pieces
  • 1 jalapeno, cut into large pieces
  • 2 onions, cut into large pieces
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • large bunch of cilantro
  • 2 limes
  • coarse salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place tomatillos, pobalnos, jalapenos and onions into a large bowl. Season with cumin, salt and olive oil and coat evenly using a spoon to mix.
  3. Roast in oven for 15 minutes until soft.
  4. Once cooled, place ingredients into a large food processor. Add cilantro, juice from 2 limes, a big pinch of coarse salt and fresh ground pepper. Process by pulsing 12-15 times or until you reach desired texture. Taste for salt and adjust. Serve with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos, grilled chicken or fish.

Keywords: salsa verde, salsa, tomatillo, jalapeno