Smooth Poblano Salsa Recipe -
Smooth Poblano Salsa Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Smooth Poblano Salsa

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"This is a favorite sauce of mine, and reminds me of a green salsa that was served at one of my favorite taco joints is Mazatlan. Very spicy!"

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Original recipe makes 2 1/2 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    20 mins


  1. Place the cilantro, garlic, salt, poblano peppers, jalapeno peppers, serrano pepper, lettuce, avocado, olive oil, and water into a blender. Puree until smooth.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 22, 2008

This is my recipe, and they did not include 3 green onions to the ingredients. I have contacted them but they have never fixed it. So, add 3 green onions to ingredients and chop it up with everything else. Also the water can be adjusted to how thick you like your sauce. I usually start with a half cup and add to my consistency.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 13, 2010

Not bad, but not great. A little too much avocado for me, and I love avocado. Next time, I would decrease the amount. The spice is perfect, though.

May 27, 2010

I thought this salsa was awesome! I mainly followed the recipe, except substituted lettuce for cabbage. I loved the taste of poblanos in this salsa.

Aug 20, 2009

WOW fantastic flavor! I was looking for the recipe for the green (avacado jalapeno tasting) sauce we always got at the taco truck down the street. This is exactly like it. I love it on tacos, as a dip or on tamales. I didn't know what hass avacados were and I think I used to big of avacados because mine was very thick so I had to thin it with more water. But it was still very spicy and tasty! This will be a staple in our house for sure. My husband took it to work and everyone wants me to make them some. I did add a little lemon juice to keep the avacado from turning brown as it started to do on the top, just a couple table spoons. Great taste!

Oct 11, 2011

PERFECT!!! I made this recipe last night and I can't stop eating it! I made the salsa exactly as the recipe stated (except maybe a little light on the salt), using my own home-grown poblanos and jalapenos. I was impressed by how quick and easy it was to make, especially when compared to traditional salsas. The flavor was outstanding! It was the cool, creamy flavor of a good guacamole followed by a nice kick of spice. I would almost qualify this recipe as closer to a spicy guacamole than a salsa. I can't wait to make this for my next house party! This may not replace the salsa at my next party, but it will definitely be my new go-to guacamole dip!

Jul 06, 2009

For me, it needed the juice of two limes and four poblanos, two per the recipe and two roasted, gutted, and skinned. Mmmmmm tasty. I seeded my japalenos two and went with less water. Makes a great chip dip.

May 05, 2008

added some anaheim peppers and red onion, seeded the jalepenos. just enough kick for those with spicy taste but mild enough for those who aren't so spicy. None left. Great on fish, pork and chicken as a condiment.

Jul 06, 2011

I also cut the water to a 1/4 cup and added approximately 1/4 cup of fresh lime juice. I think this is what the recipe was missing.


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  • Calories
  • 85 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 3.6 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 707 mg
  • 28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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