Vegan Creamy Salsa Verde Recipe

Vegan Creamy Salsa Verde Recipe

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What’s up, everyone? Bernie Molina here, author of Herencia Cookbook, full of authentic SalviMex recipes with a modern twist. Today, I will share how to make a delicious vegan creamy salsa verde recipe! This salsa tastes amazing with chips, carne asada, or chilaquiles.  As a result, I simply had to share it with you all here on the blog.  So, let’s get to it!

Vegan Creamy Salsa Verde Recipe

A TikTok video actually inspired this recipe. I was so shocked when I saw the texture of the salsa was creamy. Yet, it had no cream! Or even avocado. absolutely love it. Believe it or not, squash is the secret ingredient that gives this salsa its amazing creamy texture. Additionally, since this recipe contains squash, it’s a great way to sneak in extra veggies.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 1 squash or zucchini
  • 4 tomatillos
  • Onion, one half
  • 2-3 chiles serranos
  • Cilantro, one handful
  • Salt, to taste
  • Olive oil, 1 tbsp

Directions

  • Firstly, rinse and peel the tomatillos.  Wash all the produce.
  • Secondly, place the squash and tomatillos into boiling water. Cook until the tomatillos change color. Make sure they do not burst as this can cause a bitter taste.
  • While that boils, cut the stem off the serrano peppers. Peel the garlic.
  • Lightly fry the serrano, garlic, and onion until they are a beautiful golden color.
  • In a blender, add the boiled ingredients, the toasted ingredients
  • , cilantro, and salt to taste.
  • Be careful if the ingredients are still hot. Allow them to cool before blending for safety.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Enjoy this creamy salsa however you would like!

To sum up, what do you all think of this Vegan Creamy Salsa Verde Recipe? Are you excited to make it?  Additionally, how do you prefer to enjoy it? Let us know in the comments. Likewise, if you enjoyed this recipe, then check out our blog and our book for authentic SalviMex recipes with a modern (and sometimes healthy) twist.

Vegan Creamy Salsa Verde Recipe

Vegan Creamy Salsa Verde

Bernie
This salsa verde has a creamy texture with no cream! The secret? Squash gives it an amazing texture and an extra veggie boost!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • comal
  • blender

Ingredients
  

  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 1 squash or zucchini
  • 4 tomatillos
  • Onion one half
  • 2-3 chiles serranos
  • Cilantro one handful
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Firstly, rinse and peel the tomatillos.  Wash all the produce.
  • Secondly, place the squash and tomatillos into boiling water. Cook until the tomatillos change color. Make sure they do not burst as this can cause a bitter taste.
  • While that boils, cut the stem off the serrano peppers. Peel the garlic.
  • Lightly fry the serrano, garlic, and onion until they are a beautiful golden color.
  • In a blender, add the boiled ingredients, the toasted ingredients, cilantro, and salt to taste.
  • Be careful if the ingredients are still hot. Allow them to cool before blending for safety.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Enjoy this creamy salsa however you would like!

Notes

Keyword salsa, salsa recipe

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