Grill Next Door: Grilled salsa? Yep.

Yes, you can grill salsa! Watch Chef and Host Megan Mitchell's recipe for grilled Salsa Verde.

Culinary Tips:

--From start to finish, this homemade salsa takes about 30 minutes.

--Get great grilled flavor in salsa by grilling the vegetables first!


Grilled Salsa Verde

Special Equipment: grill basket, blender

Serves 4-6

Ingredients:

1 pound tomatillos, husked and washed

2 jalapenos, halved and seeded

1 red onion, halved and cut into thirds

3 garlic cloves, skin on

1 lime, halved

Salt and pepper

Procedure:

Preheat the grill to medium. Clean the grates and place a grill basket directly on the grates to heat as well.

In a bowl combine the washed tomatillos, jalapeno halves,red onion pieces and garlic cloves. Drizzle with vegetable oil and a sprinkling of salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Pour into the grill basket and grill for 15-20 minutes until the vegetables are charred and softened, flipping and turning every 5 minutes or so.

Remove from the basket and let cool slightly. Once cool enough to handle remove the cloves from the skins and place everything in a blender along with a large pinch of salt, ½ tsp. pepper and the juice from 1lime. Blend until smooth. Taste for seasoning adding more salt or lime juice if needed. Serve and enjoy.

 

This goes great on Megan's Hangover Cure Grilling: Grilled Chilaquiles!

Grill Next Door: Hangover Cure Grilling!