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Hot Salsa Verde


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This salsa.

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Is so worth all the chopping. You could always use your food processor to prevent the cilantro getting all up under your nails like it did mine.

 

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I promise it’s cilantro. This was adapted from Serious Eats. It’s a combination of poblano peppers, serrano peppers, tomatillos and sour cream. I added jalapenos, of course, but you don’t have to. Things I learned after making this three times (it was quite popular the first time I made it):

  • Don’t skimp on the tomatillos.
  • Don’t use low fat sour cream.
  • Dig the cilantro out of your damn nails before taking pictures.

The first time I made this it was for a Christmas dinner party I hosted with Stephanie from Plain Chicken, Jill from Cooking What I Pin, Karen from The Little Pearl, Tina from Regional Musician, Mary, Becky and Heather.

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Obviously, we had some laughs that night. These girls are so much fun!

Oh, and look, I made calzones and dipped mine in it.

 

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Such a beautiful hot mess.

I’ve think I’m gonna make chicken enchiladas with this sauce baked on top. Or beef! This stuff is good.

 

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Hot Salsa Verde

Ingredients

  • 1 poblano pepper, chopped
  • 2 serrano chile peppers, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 2 tomatillos, chopped
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup full fat sour cream
  • 1/2 lime, juiced
  • 1 tbsp salt

Instructions

  • Combine everything from peppers through water in a small sauce pan and bring to a slow boil; reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Put the mixture in a food processor or blender, puree until smooth and stir in sour cream, lime juice and salt.
https://www.dixiechikcooks.com/hot-salsa-verde/

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9 Comments

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    December 9, 2018 at 6:47 PM

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  • Michelle
    October 17, 2014 at 5:30 PM

    Just arrived home from Kroger with all of the ingredients, except the cilantro! Back to the store, I go because this is getting made tonight!

  • Demi
    September 28, 2014 at 9:08 AM

    Hey there! I’ve been reading your blog for some time now and finally got the bravery
    to go ahead and give you a shout out from Huffman Tx!

    Just wanted to mention keep up the good work!

  • adam @unorthodoxepicure
    December 28, 2013 at 3:38 PM

    Muy bueno! NOw I’ll go clean my own nails before shooting tomorrow’s blog photo. Thanks for the heads up — and for the wonderful salsa recipe. 😉

  • Dixie Chik
    December 29, 2013 at 8:42 PM

    Thanks Adam! I’m LOVING your last post 😉

  • Maureen | Orgasmic Chef
    December 28, 2013 at 1:38 AM

    What a fantastic group of female fun. I think your salsa verde would be a big hit at our house too.

  • Dixie Chik
    December 29, 2013 at 8:43 PM

    Thanks Maureen – we need to catch up very soon!!

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