Green salsa is almost always more mild than red salsas. The main difference between regular salsa and salsa verde is that tomatillos are used instead of red tomatoes. Due to the tomatillos, salsa verde has a tangy, zesty flavor with the underlying tastes of hearty roasted green chiles and onions.

Easy Salsa Verde Recipe

Ingredients

  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 1 medium white or yellow onion skin removed, coarsely chopped
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 jalapeno seeds removed
  • 3 large green chiles (such as Poblano, Ancho, Anaheim or Hatch) roasted and skins removed
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

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