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Roasted Green Chile Chipotle Salsa

Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
Total time 20 mins
Yield Makes about 2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Make your own roasted salsa with Anaheim chiles and chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, resulting in a green color.


  • 1 white onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1 fresh poblano chile or 2 Anaheim chiles (5 oz. total)
  • 1 pound fresh tomatillos, husked
  • 3 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 or 3 canned chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, plus 1 tbsp. sauce
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 40
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • protein 1.5 g
  • fat 0.7 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • carbohydrate 8.2 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • sodium 165 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Put onion, fresh chile, tomatillos, and garlic on a baking sheet. Broil 4 to 5 in. from heat, turning once, until blackened, 8 to 10 minutes total. Let cool.

  2. Peel, stem, and seed fresh chile and cut into chunks. In a blender or food processor, whirl broiled onion, chile, tomatillos, garlic, chipotle chiles with sauce, cilantro, and lime juice until coarsely puréed. Season to taste with salt.

  3. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.