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Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Lil' Luna
Easy tomatillo salsa is spicy and delicious! It's great with tortilla chips or as a sauce on top of your favorite Mexican dishes!
5 from 9 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 12
Calories 16 kcal


  • 1 lb tomatillos husked
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 serrano pepper minced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups water


  • In a large pot, add tomatillos, onion, garlic, and chile peppers. Season with cilantro, oregano, cumin, and salt. Add water and bring to a boil over high heat. 
  • Once boiling, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 10-15 minutes, until tomatillos are soft. Remove from heat.
  • In 2 batches, carefully puree until smooth. Serve warm or refrigerate until cold.


Calories: 16kcalCarbohydrates: 3gSodium: 293mgPotassium: 116mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 60IUVitamin C: 5.2mgCalcium: 12mgIron: 0.5mg
Keyword Tomatillo Salsa
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