Roasted Green Chile Chipotle Salsa

Roasted Green Chile Chipotle SalsaRecipe
Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto
Make your own roasted salsa with Anaheim chiles and chipotle chiles in adobo sauce, resulting in a green color.


Makes about 2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.