Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde Photo: Jan Smith


  • 8 tomatillos (about 12 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and quartered
  • 1 (4.5-ounce) can chopped green chiles, undrained


Discard husks and stems from the tomatillos. Combine tomatillos and remaining ingredients in a food processor; pulse until coarsely chopped.

    This easy 5-ingredient salsa verde recipe is a great way to enjoy fresh tomatillos.  Serve with your favorite tortilla chips. 
  • Yield: 2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 16
Caloriesfromfat per serving: 21%
Fat per serving: 0.4g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.2g
Protein per serving: 0.5g
Carbohydrate per serving: 3.2g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.3mg
Sodium per serving: 334mg
Calcium per serving: 4mg