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Tomatillo-Habanero Salsa Recipe



Here’s a hot and spicy salsa that’s also versatile. Serve it with grilled meats and fish, as well as on tacos, fajitas, and enchiladas.

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*Note: The amount of habanero will vary depending on the spice level of the chile. Adjust this to taste, keeping in mind this salsa is meant to be very spicy.


  • 6.7 pounds tomatillos, husked and cut approximately into 1-inch dice
  • 3 cups scallions, green parts only, cut approximately into 1-inch dice
  • 1/2 cup garlic, cut approximately into 1-inch dice
  • 30 allspice berries
  • 30 black peppercorns
  • 3 habanero peppers, stemmed, cut approximately into 1-inch dice*
  • Salt, to taste


Place the tomatillos, scallions, garlic, allspice, black peppercorns, and habanero in a blender, taking care to only fill blender halfway. Blend in batches until smooth.