Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

Credit to: Nanette Casares Fino c/o FB Group - "Vitamix Enthusiasts - Blender Lady"

Course Gluten Free, Mexican, Salsa, Sauce, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Author Nanette Casares Fino


  • 8 small tomatoes, tomatillo remove wrappers
  • 1 small onion, cut in half
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 lime, cut in half
  • 1 avocado, ripe
  • 1 handful cilantro
  • 2-3 jalapeƱos, chopped
  • salt, kosher to taste


  1. In a sauce pan bring to boil water enough to cover tomatillos.

  2. Add all tomatillos, 1/2 onion 1 clove garlic and some salt. Boil til tender. About 10 min.

  3. Use spoon with slats to remove from boiling water and add into your Vitamix container. Add 1/3 cup of the liquid from the pan and blend well. Start on variable speed 1 and walk up to 10 until fully blended.

  4. Remove Vitamix container and add your remaining 1/2 of raw onion, garlic cloves, handful of cilantro, jalapeƱos, lime juice, and salt to taste. Start with a teaspoon of salt. You can always add more salt if needed. Blend well.

  5. Add your avocado and a little more cilantro and blend. Taste to ensure you have enough salt. Add additional salt, if desired.  

  6. Remove from Vitamix and store in container. Refrigerate. This will last a few weeks if you don't eat right away.