Tomatillo and Lime Salsa Verde

Tamara Stimpson



12 cups chopped tomatillos

3 cups chopped onions

1/2 cup finely chopped seeded Serrano or long hot green chile peppers

1/4 cup finely chopped seeded jalapeno peppers

1/4 cup finely chopped garlic

4 tsp Kosher salt

1 cup white vinegar

1 tsp grated lime zest

1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • In a large pot combine tomatillos, onions, Serrano, jalapeno's, garlic, salt, vinegar and lime juice. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring often to prevent sticking.
  • Reduce heat and boil gently, stirring often, for 20 minutes or until tomatillos and onions are tender and salsa is slightly thickened.
  • Stir in lime zest and cilantro.
  • Cool and serve!