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Avocado Salsa Verde

A creamy, green salsa (salsa verde) recipe! If you love guacamole dips, then this is something that you might not miss. The combination of tomatillos, avocados, jalapeño peppers, cilantro, and some spices makes this salsa an outstanding dip, sauce, or spread!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 65kcal


  • 10 oz tomatillos roughly 5 to 6 pieces of tomatillos
  • 1 large jalapeño pepper
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • Juice of ½ a lime
  • ½ cup roughly chopped cilantro
  • cup chopped white onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin


  • Remove the husk from tomatillos. Rinse them, pat dry, and coarsely chop.
  • Remove the stem and seeds from the jalapeño, then roughly chop. If you want a hotter salsa, leave the seeds or add some.
  • Combine all the ingredients into the food processor or blender and purée until well-blended. Taste and adjust salt and/or lime juice based on your preference.
  • Serve and enjoy! Or, transfer into a container and store in the fridge for a few days.


  • To thin out this salsa, feel free to add more lime juice or a quarter cup of water.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 100mg | Potassium: 236mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 133IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg