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Salsa Verde Recipe 2011-04-29 17:35:59

Salsa Verde

Salsa Verde

From The Sunset Cookbook

Salsa Verde Recipe 2011-04-29 17:35:59

Ingredients

  1. 1 white onion, peeled and quartered
    1 fresh poblano chile or 2 Anaheim chiles (5 oz. total)
    1 pound fresh tomatillos (5 to 6 large), husked
    3 large garlic cloves, peeled
    2 or 3 canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, plus 1 tbsp. sauce
    1/4 cup cilantro leaves
    1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
    Salt

Directions

  1. Put onion, fresh chile, tomatillos, and garlic on a baking sheet. Broil 4 to 5 in. from heat, turning once, until blackened, 8 to 10 minutes total. Let cool.
  2. Peel, stem, and seed fresh chile and cut into chunks. In a blender or food processor, whirl broiled onion, chile, tomatillos, garlic, chipotle chiles with sauce, cilantro, and lime juice until coarsely puréed. Season to taste with salt.

Makes 2 cups.

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