Salsa de Aguacate, or Avocado Salsa
Salsa de Aguacate, or Avocado Salsa, is a spicy topping that's perfect for tacos or any Mexican food favorites. Spicy, creamy, and totally dreamy.
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 1 cup
- 3 tomatillos husks removed
- 1/2 onion quartered
- 1 garlic clove
- 1 jalapeño stem removed
- 4 cups of water
- Salt to taste
- Handful of fresh cilantro
- Juice of 2 limes
- 2 avocados pitted
- 1 tablespoon olive oil optional
Add tomatillos, onion, garlic, and jalapeño in a large stock pot.
Add enough water to cover.
Bring to a boil.
Let boil 6-8 minutes, or until tomatillo is soft.
Turn off stove.
Add cooked tomatillo, onion,garlic, and jalapeño to a blender along with 1 cup of the water used in boiling.
Discard the rest of the water.
Be very careful. It will be very hot.
With a kitchen towel, blend until smooth.
Add salt, cilantro, lime juice, avocado.
Add olive oil or sour cream (if using)
Blend until smooth.
Taste for good measure.
Serve and enjoy!
Instead of olive oil, you can use 1 tablespoon sour cream instead.
Avocado Salsa will last 1-2 days fridge. Cover in an airtight container.
To make it spicier, add 1 more jalapeño.
Calories: 846kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 74g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 85mg | Potassium: 2374mg | Fiber: 30g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 990IU | Vitamin C: 91.7mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 2.8mg