Easy Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa

Easy Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa

M.A. Kitchen

Elevate your Mexican dishes with our essential Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa.  Made from roasted tomatillos, chile de árbol, guajillo peppers, and garlic—a perfect drizzle for tacos, tostadas, and sopes. 

Step 1: Heat a comal or skillet over medium heat until smoky, then roast tomatillos for 10 mins, flipping occasionally, until soft and charred. 

Step 2: Halfway, add onions and garlic; roast till onions are translucent. 

Step 3: Briefly roast chilies. 

Step 4: Blend peeled garlic, chilies, onions, half tomatillos, 1 tsp salt, ½ cup water till smooth.  

Step 5: Add remaining tomatillos, pulse, adjust salt, transfer to bowl or jar. 

Enjoy this Tomatillo Red Chili Salsa with various Mexican dishes!

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