Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa

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Chipotle Tomatillo Salsa


  • 1 pound tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 1/2 medium white onion, quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 cup cilantro with stems
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons TABASCO® brand Chipotle Pepper Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil


Place tomatillos, onion, garlic and cilantro in a large saucepan with 2 cups water. Bring water to a boil, reduce to medium heat and cook for 20 minutes. Empty contents along with 1/2 cup of cooking water into blender. Add TABASCO® Chipotle Sauce and salt. Puree.

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. When hot, pour in salsa and reduce for 10 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and cool to room temperature before serving.

Serve as a topping on tortillas filled with Grilled Skirt Steak & Chipotle Onions or Chipotle Brined Chicken Tinga. Drizzle onto Cilantro Lime Rice, Chipotle Pinto Beans or most any savory food.

Makes 3 cups.

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  • Name: tina meckle
    Date: October 17th, 2014
    awesome and easy to make! a winner in my book