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Avocado Salsa Verde – vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for snack time >> Dianne's Vegan Kitchen

Avocado Salsa Verde

This Avocado Salsa Verde (or Guaca-Verde-Mole, as I like to call it) is a delicious salsa verde-guacamole hybrid made with tomatillos, avocados, and jalapeño peppers.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 cups


  • 10 to tomatillos, skins removed, rinsed and cut into quarters
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, half
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • ½ white onion, about ½ cup, cut into wedges
  • ½   cup loosely packed parsley or cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 to tomato, diced
  • 2 avocados, chopped


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Roast tomatillos, jalapenos, garlic cloves and onion for about 15 minutes, turning everything over at the halfway point.
  • In a food processor, mix tomatillos, jalapenos, garlic, onion, tomato, parsley or cilantro, lime juice and sea salt.
  • Add the avocado and pulse so that they’re mixed in, but still a little chunky.
  • Serve with tortilla chips or cut veggies. Enjoy!