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Roasted Tomatillo Avocado Salsa Verde (Green Taco Sauce)

Try this Roasted Tomatillo Avocado Salsa Verde (green taco sauce), to drizzle on Mexican food; tacos, burritos, taquitos, quesadillas, or with tortilla chips.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Sauces, Marinades, & Condiments
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: green salsa, tomatillo salsa
Servings: 10
Calories: 44kcal


  • 1 large ripe avocado peeled and pit removed
  • 12 mini or 4 large tomatillos, husked, washed, cut in half
  • 1 small white onion cut into quarter pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ jalapeno/serrano chile seeded and stemmed
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ lime juice only
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves ½ of bunch - add at very end


  • Grill the tomatillos, onion, garlic, jalapeno/serrano chiles, on a cast iron grill pan or heavy skillet; until nice grill marks about 5-8 minutes on medium-high heat.
  • Add all the grilled veggies, avocado, salt, and lime juice (except cilantro) to a high-speed blender or food processor. Blend or pulse until completely smooth and combined will be a creamy smooth texture. Scrape down the sides as you blend. Add cilantro leaves last, blend quickly.
  • Store in fridge for up to 5 days in a sealed mason jar.


Serve with tacos, taquitos, nachos, quesadillas, or burritos. Or serve with tortilla chips as a dip!


Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 118mg | Potassium: 159mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 6.9mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.3mg