Salsa Verde with Papalo

Salsa Verde with Papalo

Makes about 2 cups Serve over pork, chicken, tacos, beans or with chips. You can replace papalo with cilantro though I’d use about 1/2 a cup or more of that less-pungent herb instead.


  • 2 cups of chopped tomatillos
  • 1 avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 3 serrano peppers, stems removed and chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • Juice from 1/2 lime
  • 2 tablespoons of papao leaves, chopped
  • Salt to taste


  1. Throw all ingredients in the blender and mix well.