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green salsa verde
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Fresh Tomatillo Salsa

No cilantro is to be found in this fresh, vibrant and easy spin on salsa verde. This green tomatillo salsa is slightly tangy, slightly spicy, vegan, and complements a variety of Mexican and non-Mexican dishes alike.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Condiments, Vegan
Cuisine: Mexican
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 5
Calories: 22kcal
Author: Kristen Wood


  • The Vegetarian Family Cookbook


  • 2 tomatillos husks removed
  • 1 poblano pepper halved & stem removed
  • 1 jalapeno pepper halved & stem removed
  • 1 white or yellow onion halved
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • sea salt or pink salt to taste


  • In a high speed blender or food processor, combine all of the above ingredients.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Enjoy!



Please see ‘Tips’ above in the blog post for suitable substitutions, storage advice and more!
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Serving: 1cup | Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 134IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg