Recipe By ana
Published Feb 1st
Ana’s Spicy Chipotle Tomatillo Sauce
Prep 5m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 20m
Servings 1 cup Calories 4.5

Tangy and spicy tomatillo sauce! Delicious served over tacos, quesadillas, or just with chips.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 fresh tomatillos, husks removed
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • water as needed
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 pinch salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place tomatillos and garlic in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and let simmer over medium-low heat until tomatillos are very soft and opaque, about 10 minutes.
  2. 2 Transfer mixture to an electric blender along with chipotle peppers. Blend with enough cooking liquid for desired consistency. Season with salt.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 4.5
  • Carbohydrate 0.7 g
  • Fat 0.1 g
  • Fiber 0.2 g
  • Sodium 72.3 mg

Chef's Notes

Cook's Note:; You can season with chicken consomme instead of salt, if preferred.


  1. Simple and good. I did end up adding another tomatillo because the ones at the store were really small this time of year. I know this sounds crazy but if you use fresh fried tortilla chips instead of the pre-packaged kind the sauce almost has a fried green tomato taste to it. While I did - Read more ...