An easy salsa verde recipe using tomatillos that can be canned using a water bath. Loaded with flavor and no roasting required, you’ll want to keep a few jars of this tomatillo salsa in your pantry at all times!
My first experience with Salsa Verde was a jar I bought at Trader Joe’s about 5 years ago. Before that I’d never even heard of a green salsa or a tomatillo. A friend of mine recommended it as a base for a chicken and white bean chili that she made which was delicious and made me a fan of it forever.
Since then I have found many other uses for Salsa Verde and the best I’ve ever had is out of a taco truck in Ladson, SC. I have yet to make a batch as good as theirs but this easy salsa verde recipe is quite tasty.
This recipe doesn’t call for roasting the veggies beforehand, but if you do it does add a nice flavor to it.
To add even more flavor to this canned tomatillo salsa, just put the husked and washed tomatillos, onions, garlic cloves and peppers in a roasting pan and hit them under the broiler until they get roasty and a little charred. Or you can even grill all the veggies first.
I have another homemade salsa verde recipe here on the website that roasts the veggies first – it’s a smaller batch and not meant for canning so depending on how you are planning to use it and how much you need, check out that recipe also.
This easier tomatillo salsa recipe starts with all fresh raw veggies that get blended and cooked in a pot – even without the roasting it’s very flavorful and in my opinion much better than the store-bought stuff.