Creamy Salsa Verde

This sauce is an amazing combination of tangy, spicy, and creamy.  It goes very well with tacos or burritos.  I have substituted tomatillos for jarred jalapenos because I cannot get tomatillos in England.  But feel free to use either or a combination of the two!


  • 1/2 c jarred jalapenos, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 T oil
  • 3 T creme fraiche
  • 1 T mayonnaise
  • 1 fresh chili, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1-2 T fresh lime juice


  1. Using a hand-blender, combine and blend jalapenos, garlic, and chili in a medium bowl.
  2. Add creme fraiche and mayonaisse, and combine further.  The texture should be smooth, and the hand-blender should get rid of any chunks of garlic or jalapeno.
  3. Add the cilantro and blend briefly, to retain some of the texture of the cilantro.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s