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Easy Avocado Salsa from One Lovely Life

Easy Avocado Salsa (SO GOOD!)

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  • Author: One Lovely Life
  • Total Time: About 8 minutes
  • Yield: About 1 1/2 cups 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This creamy avocado salsa is the perfect mash-up of guacamole + salsa verde. It’s amazing as chip dip, but also tastes great on burritos, taco salads, nachos, burgers, sandwiches, and more! (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan)


  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled & pitted
  • 34 tomatillos (fresh or canned), husks removed & rinsed if using fresh
  • 1/41/3 cup white onion or sweet onion
  • 1/41 jalapeño
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (more or less, to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (more or less, to taste)nc
  • Juice of 1/2 lime (about 1 Tablespoon)
  • 34 Tablespoons water, to blend

Optional: 1/4 tsp. cumin, 1 (4-oz) can mild green chiles


  1. Place avocado, tomatillos, onion, 1/4 jalapeño, cilantro, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper, juice of 1/2 lime, and 3 Tbsp. water (and any optional ingredients you plan to use) in a blender or food processor.
  2. Puree until smooth.
  3. Taste avocado salsa and add additional salt, pepper, onion, lime juice, or jalapeño to taste. Puree to combine
  4. Store covered in the refrigerator, up to 3-4 days.
  • Prep Time: 8 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 mintues
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex