Taco Bell Green Sauce

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  • 1 pound fresh tomatillos
  • 3 large jalapeno peppers, seeded
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 6 sprigs cilantro, stems removed
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  1. Husk tomatillos and cut in half. Stem and half peppers. Boil tomatillos and peppers in chicken broth for 10 minutes. Strain, reserving broth.
  2. Combine tomatillos, peppers and remaining ingredients, except for the oil, in a blender and mix until almost smooth.
  3. Heat oil in frying pan until very hot. Add the tomatillo mixture and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly until dark and thick.
  4. Add reserved broth to mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and cook until thickened, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.