Tomatillo Pasilla



Serving size

about 1/4 cup
60 Minutes
60 minutes

This recipe can be multiplied and will keep for about 3 days in the refrigerator.

Tomatillo Pasilla


1 pound Tomatillos, raw (husked)
1 chipotle Chipotle peppers In adobo sauce
1 clove Garlic, raw (coarsely chopped)
1 1/2 cup Water
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 to taste Black pepper
1/4 cup Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw


Place all ingredients into a 4-quart saucepan and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer.

Simmer uncovered for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Allow to cool, then add the cilantro and stir.

Using a hand (immersion) blender or a regular blender or food processor, puree until smooth.

Chill for at least an hour before serving.

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

This is a great all purpose sauce for your Southwestern or Mexican dishes. The smoky sweet flavor goes great on tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas or even taco salad.

"Make hunger thy sauce, as a medicine for health."

Thomas Tusser