Roasted Tomatillo and Garlic Salsa

Recipe courtesy of All recipes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 1  pound  tomatillos 
  • 1  head garlic cloves  separated and peeled 
  • 3  jalapenos   
  • 1  bunch  cilantro 
  • 1/2  cup  water 
  •     salt  to taste
  •     pepper  to taste


    1. Preheat broiler.
    2. If using fresh tomatillos, remove husks and rinse under warm water to remove stickiness. If using canned tomatillos, drain and measure out 2 cups. Broil jalapeno, garlic, and fresh tomatillos (do not broil canned) on rack of a broiler pan 1 to 2 inches from heat, turning once, until tomatillos are softened and slightly charred, about 7 minutes.
    3. Peel garlic and pull off tops of jalapeno. Purée all ingredients in a blender.
• Salsa can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.

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