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Fiery Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Mountain Cravings
Fiery Roasted Tomatillo Salsa is just the right level of burns-so-good with deep roasted pepper flavor.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizers & Snacks
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 3 cups
Calories 41 kcal


  • 1 lb. tomatillos husked & rinsed
  • 2 jalapeƱos
  • 2 serranos
  • 1 poblano
  • 3 cloves garlic unpeeled
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 onion diced


  • Halve the tomatillos and peppers lengthwise.
  • Place the tomatillos, peppers, and garlic on a lined rimmed baking sheet.
  • Broil for 5-7 minutes, until the skin is beginning to char.
  • Remove the stems from the peppers and peel the garlic.
  • Combine tomatillos, peppers, garlic, and released juices in a food processer and pulse until smooth.
  • Add the cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pulse until smooth.
  • Pour salsa into a serving dish. Mix in onion thoroughly.


This salsa is HOT - to bring it down to a more medium level, you can cut the number of peppers in half and remove the seeds.