Salsa Verde con Aguacate (Green Salsa with Avocado)

Green Salsa with Avocado (Salsa Verde con Aguacate)
Green Salsa with Avocado (Salsa Verde con Aguacate)
This green salsa is made thick and luscious by adding fresh avocado. Serve tableside with almost any dish— it's especially delicious with roasted pork dishes or tacos carne asada.Todd Coleman

This green salsa from Iliana de la Vega from El Naranjo restaurant in Austin, TX is made thick and luscious by adding fresh avocado. Serve tableside with almost any dish; especially delicious with roasted pork dishes or tacos carne asada.

Salsa Verde con Aguacate (Green Salsa with Avocado)
This green salsa from Iliana de la Vega from El Naranjo restaurant in Austin, TX is made thick and luscious by adding fresh avocado.
Yield: makes 2 Cups

Ingredients

  • 10 tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and quartered
  • 2 serrano chiles, stemmed
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 14 small white onion, thinly sliced
  • 12 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, and peeled
  • Kosher salt, to taste

Instructions

  1. Place tomatillos, chiles, garlic, and onion in blender, and pulse until vegetables break down and mixture is still slightly chunky. Add cilantro, avocado, and salt and continue to pulse until salsa is blended and creamy but still has some texture. Pour into a serving bowl, and refrigerate until ready to use.