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Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa

  • Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 cups
Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa


  • 3 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and halved
  • 1/2 white onion, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeno chile, stemmed and halved
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • Juice of 1/2 lime (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled, and cut into small cubes


  1. Heat a stovetop grill over medium-high heat. Grill tomatillos, onion, garlic, and jalapeno, turning occasionally, until lightly charred, about 10 minutes.

  2. Place grilled vegetables in the bowl of a food processor, and add cilantro, juice, salt, and pepper; pulse until coarsely chopped. Transfer to a medium bowl, and fold in avocado.

Reviews (1)

  • min417 8 Dec, 2008

    This salsa is so yummy and keeps well in the fridge for about a week!

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