Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Number of Servings: 5 (91g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 1 hour
Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Tomatillos, which are related to tomatoes but have their own special flavor and qualities, are astringent when raw, but gorgeously mellow when roasted. This salsa is the perfect fundamental recipe for learning how to cook with them.


  • 7 tomatillos, husked
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. lime juice
  • ¼ tsp. salt


  1. Place tomatillos in a single layer on a baking sheets. Broil on high until slightly charred, turning once (7-8 minutes). Cool on baking sheet.
  2. Place all ingredients in a blender and process to a chunky pureé.
  3. Chill to allow flavors to blend (45 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

5 servings per container

Serving Size 91g

Amount per serving
Calories 25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 10.2mg 0%
Iron 0.4mg 0%
Potassium 225mg 4%
Vitamin A 18.7mcg 2%
Vitamin C 14.2mg 15%
Vitamin E 0.5mg 0%
Vitamin K 9.6mcg 8%
Thiamin 0mg 0%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 10.6mcg 3%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.5mcg 4%
Chloride 19.9mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.1mg 0%
Phosphorus 30.1mg 2%
Iodine 0.2mcg 0%
Magnesium 14.4mg 4%
Zinc 0.2mg 0%
Selenium 0.4mcg 0%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.1mg 4%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 4.3mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Tomatillo, Tomatoes, Onion, Jalapeno Pepper, Lime Juice, Cilantro, Garlic, Salt.

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