The Taco Stop's Best Salsa Verde Recipe - Easy and Delicious!
Here’s the best Salsa Verde recipe from our restaurant, The Taco Stop! This homemade Salsa Verde recipe is the perfect addition to your tacos, quesadillas, taquitos, and more! Try it today, and you'll see why our customers can't stop talking about it!
What is Salsa Verde?
Salsa Verde is a green sauce made with tomatillos, jalapenos, cilantro, and onion, ranging in flavor from mild to spicy. It is used as a condiment in Mexican cuisine. The tomatillo Salsa Verde recipe is the perfect addition to tacos, burritos, taquitos, enchiladas, or anything that needs a zesty kick!
Ingredients Required for Salsa Verde
This is a list of the ingredients you need, as well as steps for preparation:
- 10 tomatillos (small round fruit with a green color and papery husk)
- 1/2 yellow onion
- 2 garlic cloves
- 3 jalapenos
Sautee the ingredients in a large skillet until brown, then add 3/4 cup water. Leave the mixture on low heat for about 15 min. Blend all ingredients together and add salt, and this is where our secret comes in. Tomatillos are sour at taste what better way to sweeten it up and give it a delicious taste. We usually add one tablespoon of sugar per recipe but two tablespoons of sugar works well two depending on the taste you are looking for.
Top with cilantro and stir. Enjoy this recipe at home, or even better, come see us at our restaurant!
Where Do You Buy Tomatillos?
Tomatillos are a key ingredient in Mexican cuisine. Sometimes it can be challenging to find them at your local grocery store. Luckily, tomatillos can be found at most Mexican markets. Or, if you have access to a backyard or a windowsill, you could always buy some tomatillo plants and start your own garden!
Health Benefits of Green Sauce
There are many benefits to eating Salsa Verde. It offers high levels of potassium, vitamin C, beta-carotene, and fiber, among other nutrients. Eating more vegetables like tomatillos will also help you get your daily requirement of vitamin A. They're also a great source of the antioxidant lutein, which has been shown to protect cells from oxidative damage in numerous studies. So, if you're looking for a healthy Mexican flavor to add to your cuisine, this recipe is for you!
How Long Will This Homemade Salsa Last in The Refrigerator?
While refrigerated, this salsa will last for about a week. However, if you prefer to freeze the salsa, it will stay in the freezer for up to two months. To defrost the salsa in the refrigerator, allow it to thaw overnight, then stir well before serving.
What Goes Well With Salsa Verde?
Salsa Verde goes well with almost anything. Our Mexican restaurant serves it in many ways. Tacos, enchiladas, chilaquiles, quesadillas and many more dishes. You can also use it as a topping for grilled meats or fish or add it to your eggs for breakfast. There's no right or wrong way to eat it; just do what tastes good!
If you want to see and try how we use it and make it, check out our restaurant you'll be glad you did :)