• Chipotle Chile Salsa Verde

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    Chipotle Chile Salsa Verde
    Prep: 55 min Servings: 10
    by Robyn Savoie
    381 recipes
    The relish-like salsa has a hot, smoky flavor that comes from the chipotle chilies.


    • 3 Each Dried Chipotle Chilies
    • 6 - 8 Whole Tomatillos or One 13-Oz. Can Tomatillos, Rinsed & Drained
    • 1/4 Cup Red Onion, Minced
    • 1/2 Tsp. Dried Thyme, Crushed
    • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
    • 1 Tsp. Light Brown Sugar
    • 1/4 Tsp. Salt


    1. Cut dried peppers open; discard stems and seeds. Chop peppers into tiny pieces. Place in a small bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand 45 to 60 minutes to soften; drain well.
    2. Meanwhile, remove husks from fresh tomatillos; rinse. Finely chop the fresh or canned tomatillos (you should have about 2 cups). In a medium mixing bowl combine pepper pieces, chopped tomatillos, onion, thyme, garlic, brown sugar, and salt.
    3. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes to blend flavors. Serve as a dip for chips or as a condiment for grilled meats, hot dogs, burgers, steaks, or poultry.
    4. Make Ahead Tip: Spoon the salsa into a storage container. Cover and chill for up to 1 week.
    5. YIELD: 1 1/2 Cups Salsa

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