Salsa de Aguacate / Avocado Salsa

by Sergio G in User Contributed

Smooth and creamy avocado combined with Tomatillos, garlic, onion, cilantro and Serrano Peppers, makes this simple yet great salsa that can be served as a snack or next to fish or chicken. This salsa is super healthy and have great nutritious value.

  • Serves: 10
  • Active Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins

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Step 1: Boiling Ingredients

Boiling Ingredients

Peel the Tomatillos and wash them along with the Serrano peppers.

Cut one Onion in half and separate the layers of one half. Save the rest.

Put the Tomatillos, Serrano peppers, and the onion in the a pot, cover them with water and boil them until they change color, tis will take about 5 to 7 minutes of boiling.

Mean wile, Prepare the Avocados and the cilantro.

  • 6 Fresh or Canned Tomatillos
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 2 Serrano Peppers

Step 2: Preparing the ingredients

Preparing the ingredients

Cut the avocados in Half, remove the pitt, peel completely and cut in slices.

Cut the cilantro stem and discard, then Chop the cilantro, you will use only one cup of it. Mince the Garlic.

Serve warm or cold with sea food, chicken or as salad dressing.

  • 3 or 4 avocados
  • 1 cup of fresh Chopped Cilantro
  • The juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp of Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • 1 Garlic Clove

Step 3: Blending the ingredients

Blending the ingredients

Add the Avocados, cilantro, the first 1/2 of the lime juice, the garlic, salt and pepper.

Once the tomatillos, serranos and onions are ready, add them also the the blender.

Finally add the Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper to taste.

Blend everything together intill you make a smooth paste.

Now taste it and you can add the rest of the lime juice if you like or save it. You can also add more Olive Oil if you wish, but if you want to make it more liquid without the use of the oil, add more tomatillos until you reach the texture desired.

Step 4: Serve


Serve warm or cold with sea food, chicken or as salad dressing.


The Avocado will not go dark due to the acids in the Lime and Tomatillos. This salsa with last a couple of weeks in your refrigerator. Keep in a closed container.

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