Easy Homemade Salsa verde, made with tomatillos, serrano o jalapeño peppers. This authentic Mexican salsa is the way we make it in Mexico. Goes great with carnitas, steak tacos, and grilled chicken.”
In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Add the pepper and tomatillos, simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes.
Drain, reserving ¼ cup water of the liquid.
In a blender, puree the peppers, tomatillos, garlic and chopped onion, the cilantro if using, then add the reserved liquid if needed to get a saucier texture.
Transfer to a bowl and add salt to taste.