How to Make a Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

A fresh green salsa made with tomatillos. Perfect for green enchiladas or to top over any food of your choice.

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How to Make a Fresh Tomatillo Salsa Recipe
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Here is all you will need.

Here is all you will need.

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Peel tomatillos, rinse off, cut off stem, place in sauce pan.

Peel tomatillos, rinse off, cut off stem, place in sauce pan.

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Slice Serrano pepper tops, add to pan.  1 pepper for mild, 2 peppers for medium, 3 peppers for HOT!

Slice Serrano pepper tops, add to pan. 1 pepper for mild, 2 peppers for medium, 3 peppers for HOT!

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Peel a garlic clove or two and add to the pan. My clove was large so I only added one.

Peel a garlic clove or two and add to the pan. My clove was large so I only added one.

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Slice and peel half an onion and add to the pan.

Slice and peel half an onion and add to the pan.

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Season to your heart's desire! Cumin, black pepper, and salt. Fill pan with water.

Season to your heart's desire! Cumin, black pepper, and salt. Fill pan with water.

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Place on stove. Heat on medium high until boiling.

Place on stove. Heat on medium high until boiling.

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Here is what it looks like after it has boiled.

Here is what it looks like after it has boiled.

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Carefully add all* of the vegetables to a food processor. Add some of the water from the pan. Add some fresh cilantro and puree. Be aware that it is hot!

Carefully add all* of the vegetables to a food processor. Add some of the water from the pan. Add some fresh cilantro and puree. Be aware that it is hot!

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*I recommend you omit one or two Serrano peppers, blend,  and check for spiciness.  Add the rest and blend if it needs more heat.

*I recommend you omit one or two Serrano peppers, blend, and check for spiciness. Add the rest and blend if it needs more heat.

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Here is the consistency.

Here is the consistency.

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Enjoy on a dish of your choice!   I made this for my green chicken enchiladas (chicken filling and over the top). I also use it with beef and potatoes and sometimes just over some tacos.

Enjoy on a dish of your choice! I made this for my green chicken enchiladas (chicken filling and over the top). I also use it with beef and potatoes and sometimes just over some tacos.

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