Salsa de Tomatillo Asado con Chipotle (Roasted Tomatillo Salsa with Chipotle and Roasted Garlic)

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa with Chipotle and Roasted Garlic
Roasted Tomatillo Salsa with Chipotle and Roasted Garlic
Roasted garlic adds sweet depth to this classic green salsa, best served over steak, tacos, or rice and beans.Todd Coleman

Roasted garlic adds sweet depth to this classic green salsa, best served over steak, tacos, or rice and beans.

Salsa de Tomatillo Asado con Chipotle (Roasted Tomatillo Salsa with Chipotle and Roasted Garlic)
Roasted garlic adds sweet depth to this classic green tomatillo and pineapple cooked salsa, best served over steak, tacos, or rice and beans.
Yield: makes 1 1/4 CUPS

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3 dried chipotle chiles, stemmed
  • 12 tsp. kosher salt

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 500°. Place tomatillos on a foil-lined baking sheet and roast, turning halfway through cooking, until blackened in spots and cooked through, about 20 minutes; let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a 12″ cast-iron skillet over medium-low heat; add garlic and chiles, and toast, turning, until chiles and garlic are blistered and blackened in spots, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a blender along with tomatillos, salt, and 12 cup water; blend until smooth. Let cool.