Food Friday: Tacos Verdes




















It’s all about the sauce.  Salsa Verde is made with tomatillos, the small green Mexican tomatoes.  A taco includes a corn tortilla, some meat or beans, some avocado, a little cheese, and Salsa.  It can be red or green Salsa.  It can be hot or mild.  But hot is good!









Green Salsa

Use about 5 tomatillos  Take the outer husk off and simmer in water for about 15-20 minutes.  Cool.










Then throw the tomatillos and the following ingredients into a food processor and blend.
















2 Serrano chiles

a large handful of fresh cilantro

½ tsp salt

1-2 cloves garlic, peeled

1/3 chopped onion

½ ripe avocado














I cooked up some pork loin chops and cut into strips.  You could use chicken, beef, lamb, or beans.









Heat your tortillas


I put a little queso fresco on top.  If you can’t find queso fresco, a creamy feta would work.


2 thoughts on “Food Friday: Tacos Verdes

  1. Oh that looks so good! Just a couple of weeks ago my parents and I were reminiscing about the delicious food in Mexico! I still haven’t been back since we moved away (a looong time ago), but I would love to. Thanks for posting the recipe and have a great easter weekend!

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