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Avocado Tomatillo Salsa (Avocado Salsa Verde)

  • Author: Mila Clarke Buckley
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 cups of salsa 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic


A creamy, spicy green dip with lots of flavors and simple ingredients.


Units Scale
  • 1 lb tomatillos
  • 2 jalapenos, halved (with seeds if you want spice, without if you want just the flavored pepper).
  • 2 heads of garlic
  • 1/2 an onion, roughly chopped
  • Kosher Salt (to taste)
  • 3 avocados
  • 1/4 cup lime juice (or juice of one large lime)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • Drizzle of avocado oil (for roasting)


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. On a sheet pan, add your tomatillos, jalapenos, garlic, and onion.
  3. Drizzle avocado oil over the veggies, and toss them with your hands to be sure everything is evenly coated.
  4. Sprinkle salt on top of the veggies, and roast them for 40 minutes.
  5. Once roasted, and cooled to room temperature, add your roasted veggies, avocado, lime juice and cilantro to a blender.
  6. Blend on high for 1 minute until the mixture is smooth.

  7. Pour into a bowl and top with some fresh lime juice, diced onion and cilantro.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Roasting
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 27
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 1.3 mg
  • Fat: 1.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.7 g
  • Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: Tomatillo salsa, avocado tomatillo salsa

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