Freezer Salsa Verde

This Salsa Verde is made primarily from tomatillos. Try making your own recipe of salsa verde using fresh herbs by combining fresh thyme, a little sage, parsley, cilantro, garlic, shallot, basil, salt, pepper, and olive oil in a blender. Taste as you go to come up with the perfect recipe!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8


  • 1 lb. fresh tomatillos
  • 1 shallot, peeled
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 Poblano chilies
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh oregano
  • 1⁄2 tsp. cumin
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. salt


  • Remove husks from tomatillos and put in saucepan with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 10 minutes. Add all ingredients to a food processor and purée. Add olive oil to reach desired consistency, and salt to taste. Freeze in a freezer bag.
  • Use salsa defrosted.