Perfect Salsa Verde

Mini Cheese & Chorizo Empanadas

The spicy flavours of this quick-to-make Mexican green sauce are the perfect match to our yummy Cheese & Chorizo Mini Empanadas.

Serves 8
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes


  • 24 units Mini Empanadas Cheese & Chorizo Cuisine Adventures
  • 1 lbs (500 g) tomatillos fresh or canned
  • 1 Medium white onion, cut into chunks
  • 1 to 2 Jalapeno chilies, seeds removed
  • 1 to 2 Garlic cloves, grated or very finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 Bunch cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 Lime
  • 2 tsp (10ml) salt

Preparation Instructions

  1. Add onions and jalapeno to a food processor and pulse till roughly chopped.
  2. Add tomatillos and pulse until a reasonably smooth salsa forms.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the chopped leaves of one bunch of cilantro along with the salt and the juice of one lime.
  4. For best results, cover and refrigerate for at least 30-60 minutes to allow the flavors to develop.
  5. Prepare mini empanadas according to the package directions.
  6. Serve the empanadas with the salsa verde.


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