Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

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  • Published Apr 16th
  • Ready In1h 20m
  • Servings4
  • Calories19
This roasted tomatillo salsa is Weight Watchers®-friendly, easy to make, and fresh! Perfect for a chip dip and to make into a homemade enchilada sauce!

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Roasted Tomatillo Salsa for 4 servings:

  • cooking spray
  • 8 fresh tomatillos, husks removed
  • 1 serrano pepper (optional)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, quartered
  • 3 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup water

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In1h 20m

To cook Roasted Tomatillo Salsa, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Roasted Tomatillo Salsa is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Roasted Tomatillo Salsa within 1 hour 20 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Roasted Tomatillo Salsa easily:

  1. 1 Set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler to high. Spray a baking sheet with fat-free cooking spray.
  2. 2 Cut tomatillos in half and place cut-side-down on the prepared baking sheet with serrano pepper, jalapeno pepper, onion, and garlic.
  3. 3 Broil in the preheated oven until charred, about 20 minutes, turning peppers halfway through cooking time.
  4. 4 Remove vegetables from the oven and let cool completely, about 15 minutes. Remove stems from peppers and peel garlic.
  5. 5 Combine tomatillos, serrano pepper, jalapeno pepper, onion, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, and salt in a food processor and pulse to desired consistency. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to meld flavors.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • The longer the salsa is stored in the refrigerator, the better. It will last up to 7 days refrigerated.
  • You can remove the seeds from the serrano pepper once cooled to make the salsa less spicy, if you'd like.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 19 calories; 0.2 grams of fat; 4.8 grams of carbohydrates; 0.7 gram of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 1446 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 16th 2019

    My whole family loved this. I roasted extra garlic and added a bit of water the second day after it thickened up.