Salsa and guacamole are among the staples in Mexican cuisine. Let’s say that this Avocado Salsa Verde Recipe combines the best of Mexican food!
Salsa means sauce in Spanish. But to some, they’re accustomed to seeing the red, textured sauce when they hear the word. Since salsa is basically sauce, there are many recipes available and a wide range of variety of colors.
When entertaining, you can put this Avocado Salsa Verde Recipe with Salsa Roja or the others side by side for our loved ones to have colorful and tasty options. While we’re at it, you can serve the salsa alongside tortilla chips, taco salad, taco lettuce wraps, and any meat dishes like salmon, beef, or chicken. You would love the creaminess of this salsa recipe!
Adding to the nutritious elements in a salsa, avocado contains good and healthy fats. We came across someone saying that “People who eat avocados tend to be healthier.” Avocado is a healthy diet staple.
The distinct refreshing and vibrant flavor of this recipe could give the impression that this must be bought from the master chefs rather than made at home by you. However, this recipe can actually be made so easily and it’s the ingredients’ inherent flavor that brings out an incredibly delicious taste.
Avocado Salsa Verde
- 10 oz tomatillos roughly 5 to 6 pieces of tomatillos
- 1 large jalapeño pepper
- 2 ripe avocados
- Juice of ½ a lime
- ½ cup roughly chopped cilantro
- ⅓ cup chopped white onion
- 1 clove garlic
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon cumin
- Remove the husk from tomatillos. Rinse them, pat dry, and coarsely chop.
- Remove the stem and seeds from the jalapeño, then roughly chop. If you want a hotter salsa, leave the seeds or add some.
- Combine all the ingredients into the food processor or blender and purée until well-blended. Taste and adjust salt and/or lime juice based on your preference.
- Serve and enjoy! Or, transfer into a container and store in the fridge for a few days.
- To thin out this salsa, feel free to add more lime juice or a quarter cup of water.
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