How to make it

  • Peel papery skins from tomatillos.
  • Place tomatillos, minced jalapeños, garlic, quartered onion in saucepan and cover with cold water. See Photo
  • Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes or until soft.
  • Drain and cool slightly. See Photo
  • Place ingredients into blender or food processor. Add Goya seasoning and lime juice, Blend until smooth. Pour into bowl.
  • Dice remaining raw onion, chop cilantro and stir into salsa. See Photo
  • (option) Use fewer jalapeños for a milder salsa.
  • (option) You may add an avocado to the blender/processor ingredients for a creamy texture.
  • (option) Grill half the tomatillos until blackened while rest boil See Photo. Process as above.
  • (option) Add 1-2 tablespoons of sweetener such as sugar, honey, or agave nectar when adding spices. See Photo
  • (option) a copy cat recipe for Goya is 1 teaspoon salt , 1 tablespoon turmeric, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons white pepper, 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper (Goya has msg)
Cold water to a boil, this is a picture of half the tomatillos as we were roasting the other half this time.   Close
Grilled / Roasted Tomatillos, onions and garlic add an earthy depth to this recipe.   Close
Do you have one of these spider skimmer/strainer? Great for blanching veggies.   Close
Ready to serve, perfect accompaniment to a summer feast.   Close
Sweeteners: Agave Nectar and honey. Quality counts here and distinctive flavors will shine through, or become a glaring mistake.   Close

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    " It was excellent "
    StillSmokin ate it and said...
    Best to grill or roast some of the tomatillos.
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  • elgourmand 7 years ago
    Nice sounding recipe. Try frying or broiling the tomatillos; you'll notice a flavor difference. RJ
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