Roasted Habanero Salsa

Posted at 10:48 AM, Jul 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-25 12:51:51-04
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 large white onion, quartered
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, halved
  • 3 tomatillos, peeled, halved
  • 1 habanero pepper
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 limes, juice only
  • Salt, to taste

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Place the garlic cloves on a piece of tinfoil. On a large baking sheet, brush the olive oil on the garlic cloves in the tinfoil; sprinkle with salt and cover. Brush the remaining olive oil on the onions, tomatoes, tomatillos and habanero pepper. Sprinkle with salt. . Roast for 20-25 minutes. Let cool.

Chop the garlic, onions, tomatoes, tomatillos and habanero. In a medium bowl, add the chopped ingredients with the cilantro and lime juice. Taste; add additional salt, if needed. For the best flavor, cover and refrigerate for at least an hour.

Serve Roasted Habanero Salsa with chips, on a taco, with a burrito, on the side of enchiladas, tostadas, quesadillas or eat with a spoon!

Recipe courtesy of: Cafe Rio Mexican Grill