Pineapple tomatillo salsa

Heather Disarro

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As the weather begins to warm and outdoor gatherings become a looming possibility, make sure you're prepared with a delicious salsa to serve! Pineapple tomatillo salsa is fresh and simple, can be made in large batches, and goes perfectly with any drink you want to serve!

pineapple tomatillo salsa

Pineapple tomatillo salsa

Makes 4 cups of salsa


  • 1 pound fresh tomatillos, skins removed and washed clean
  • 2 small jalapeno peppers
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro leaves, washed and dried
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly minced
  • 1/2 large white onion, chopped roughly
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed pineapple in juice, drained
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat oven to broil.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place tomatillos on top.
  3. Broil tomatillos for about 10 minutes until the juices start to run and the outsides are blistered and charred.
  4. Let cool completely before making the rest of the salsa.
  5. For the salsa, combine all ingredients in a large high-powered food processor.
  6. Pulse 4-5 times to get the ingredients chopped, and then turn on the food processor and process until the desired consistency is reached.
  7. Serve cold or at room temperature with chips, vegetables or other vehicles for the goodness!

Even more fabulous salsa recipes!

Fresh blackberry salsa
Watermelon and tomato salsa
Sweet mango summer salsa

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.