Charred Tomatillo Salsa Verde
Slightly sweet and with a hint of smoke, this charred tomatillo salsa verde is rich and flavorful. Customize your version to your own liking, because this recipe is quite forgiving!
500gr tomatillos, washed and husks removed
or Poblano peppers, or combination of both, cut length-wise and seeded
or 2 large jalapeños, cut length-wise and seeded
fresh lime juice
more to taste
Preheat the broiler. Set the top rack to the second from the top position.
Line a baking sheet with a foil.
Place the tomatillos, peppers, jalapeno and cloves in one layer on the prepared baking sheet and drizzle olive oil.
Broil for 5 minutes, or until charred. Using a tong, turn everything and broil for another 4-5 minutes, until charred.
In a food processor, place cilantro and onion and pulse until the mixture is finely chopped.
Add the charred vegetables, lime juice, cumin, and salt. Process until smooth.
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