Mexican Salsa Verde Cocida - Passion Is Cooking

Mexican Salsa Verde Cocida

salsa verde

Mexican Salsa Verde Cocida

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: accompaniment, Condiment, salsa
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cocida, mexican cuisine, salsa verde
Servings: 10 people


  • 8 pieces tomatillo (Mexican green tomato)
  • 180 grams cooking onions, chopped
  • 8 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 150 grams Green Chiles (Jalapeño or Serrano, fresh)
  • 60 grams fresh cilantro
  • 60 ml oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Remove the tomatillo from the husk and wash them under cold water.
  • Cut the tomatillo in fourth and add them into a food blender with, onions, garlic, chilies and cilantro and blend until smooth puree.
  • Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the puree and cook for 4 to 5 minutes (until slightly thickened)
  • Season with salt to taste.



Chef Notes: This year we decided to plant tomatillo as we wanted to make this wonderful salsa fresh and versatile for our taco night and add to our International Dinner Club as a treat. Simple quick and delicious.
(Note you can use red tomato instead of tomatillo if you can’t find them.)
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