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Salsa Verde
© Earl Carter

Salsa Verde

  • ACTIVE: 10 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 25 MIN
  • SERVINGS: makes 2 1/2 cups
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • MAKE-AHEAD
  • VEGETARIAN

  1. 10 tomatillos (about 1 1/4 pounds)—husked, rinsed and quartered
  2. 1 lightly packed cup cilantro sprigs
  3. 1 serrano chile, quartered
  4. 1/2 medium white onion, chopped
  5. 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  6. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  7. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. In a blender, combine the tomatillos, cilantro, serrano, onion and garlic and puree until smooth. In a medium saucepan, heat the vegetable oil. Add the salsa, season with salt and pepper and bring to a boil. Simmer over moderate heat until reduced to 2 1/2 cups, about 10 minutes. Let cool.
Make Ahead The salsa can be refrigerated for up to 5 days.