Roasted tomatillo salsa

Heather Disarro

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Roasted tomatillo salsa is one salsa you'll want to make in bulk. Inexpensive, beautiful and delicious, this is one recipe you will want to share.

roasted tomatillo salsa

Roasted tomatillo salsa

Serves 4-6


  • 1 pound fresh tomatillos
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, roughly minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, washed and chopped roughly
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro leaves, washes and dried
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Drizzle a baking sheet with the olive oil.
  3. Remove the husks from the tomatillos and wash with warm water to remove the sticky residue.
  4. Quarter the tomatillos and place on the baking sheet.
  5. Toss with the olive oil.
  6. Roast the tomatillos for 20 to 25 minutes, stirring halfway through, until tender.
  7. Let cool for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  8. Combine all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until desired consistency is reached.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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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.