Foodie Favorite: Green Salsa

Impress family and friends at your next get-together


Amateur baker and lover of all things food, Carlson enjoys finding new recipes and learning techniques to perfect his love and appreciation for whole foods.

A few weeks ago I met a couple individuals that owned a taco stand in Chicago. We started talking about the best Mexican restaurants in the area, which then led to a conversation about salsa. Long story short, one of the gentlemen gave me his secret ingredient to make the “best green salsa.” I tried it out this past week, and it did not disappoint. 

Store-bought salsa is fine, but why not make your own?


  • 5 medium to large tomatillos 
  • Jalapeño or Serrano (I used one of each for extra heat)
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • Cilantro
  • Lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp Knorr Caldo con Sabor (the secret ingredient)
  • Extra chopped onion and cilantro 


  • Boil tomatillos and peppers for about 5 minutes until soft. 
  • Strain tomatillos and pepper and then place in blender with 1/2 onion, garlic, salt, squeeze of lime, cilantro, and the secret ingredient (Knorr Caldo con Sabor). Pulse until thoroughly mixed and liquified to the consistency you like. 
  • Place salsa in a large bowl and mix in chopped onion and cilantro (as much as you’d like).
  • Chill in the fridge and enjoy!