Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

Tomatillo Salsa Recipe

[Photograph: Louise "Chiffonade" Brescia]


  • 5 large tomatillos, about 2.5 pounds
  • 2 medium Vidalia onions, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 1 tiny habanero pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro leaves


  1. 1.

    Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. 2.

    Place tomatillos, onions, garlic cloves, and habanero into a small roasting pan, sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast at 375°F for 1 hour, until the vegetables have released their juices and the tomatillos are slightly browned. Place cilantro into a food processor and pour in cooked tomatillo mixture. Puree the mixture, adjust seasonings if necessary.