How to Make Salsa from Scratch

Forget opening a jar of the ready-made variety, it's so simple to make it yourself with Fuego Mexican's guide
ByOlivia SpadavecchiaTuesday , 05 November 2013
How to Make Salsa from Scratch
Homemade Mexican-style salsa

STEP ONE
Grill the tomatillos, chillies, garlic and onion until blackened and soft.

STEP TWO
In a stone mortar, pound the garlic, onion and chillies with the pestle until mashed completely and combined into a paste.

STEP THREE
Add the tomatillos and do the same, until everything is mashed and well-combined. Add sea salt and black pepper to taste.

STEP FOUR
Add the lime juice and garnish with a whole chilli and fresh coriander leaves.

STEP FIVE
The salsa is ready to eat with warm corn tortillas or corn chips. 

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