Roasted Spicy Salsa Verde
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Roasted Spicy Salsa Verde

SpeedySanchez 0

"Roasted-pepper green salsa just like grandma makes it, well, minus the molcajete. It's just easier to make in a food processor. The heat of your salsa can be controlled by the amount of seeds and membrane you leave in the pepper pods. "


30 m servings 11 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 11 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.2g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Lay the poblano peppers, serrano peppers, and tomatillos on the hot grill, and cook, turning every 2 minutes, until the pepper skins are evenly charred and blackened, and the tomatillos have turned pale yellow and started to ooze juice, about 10 minutes. Remove the vegetables from the grill.
  3. Scrape off most of the burned pepper skin, cut the stems off, cut the peppers in half the long way, and remove the seeds.
  4. Place the onion and garlic in the work bowl of a food processor, and pulse about 4 times to chop. Drop in the peppers, pulse 4 times to roughly chop, and add the tomatillos and salt. Pulse 4 or more times to the desired smoothness, and stir in the cilantro.
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  1. 19 Ratings


Hubs particularly liked this but I thought it was a little flat, one dimensional in flavor. I think it would benefit from some cumin and Mexican oregano. Hubs found the cooking process on the g...

Fabulous. I added fresh squeezed lime juice. To linda2d, not sure what you added to your recipe photo that is red???? Also, it is hard to comprehend that 1 1/2 inch slice of an onion would end ...

We found the onion and garlic to be overpowering and did not enjoy this as a dip but we did like the flavor it added to our burritos. My poblanos were on the small side but are usually pretty ho...