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Creamy Salsa Verde

This fresh and easy salsa is the most delicious summer appetizer. The addition of an avocado make this creamy salsa verde so irresistible! 
Course Appetizer
Keyword Salsa, Tomatillos
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 16 oz


  • Sheet Pan
  • Blender


  • 7-8 Tomatillos Peeled, rinsed and dried
  • 3 scallions
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 medium onion peeled and cut in half
  • 3 garlic cloves peeled
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 cups cilantro
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 limes juiced
  • 1-2 tbsp water optional


  • Preheat your oven to a broiler setting.
  • On a sheet pan, add your tomatillos, scallions, jalapeno, garlic and onion. Broil for 8-10 minutes until charred.
  • Let them cool down for 10-15 minutes until warm. Add into a blender, along with your avocado, cilantro, salt, sugar and lime juice. Blend until creamy and smooth. If your salsa is too thick, add 1-2 tbsp of water. Store in a mason jar and refrigerate. Enjoy!


  • This creamy salsa verde is delicious with tortilla chips, in a sandwich or even as a marinade for poultry or seafood.
  • I enjoy this salsa cold. You can store in in a mason jar for up to 4-5 days.
  • This recipe makes about 16 ounces of salsa.