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5 from 4 votes

Air fryer roasted tomatillo salsa

Delicious spicy roasted tomatillo salsa made with a help of your air fryer and blender. Make it spicy or mild, chunky or completely smooth, use red tomatoes instead or add poblano peppers, make it yours!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: air fryer salsa
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 26kcal


  • Air fryer
  • Blender


  • 7 tomatillos
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 small bunch of cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt add more if needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Clean and wash tomatillos. Place them in your air fryer along with jalapeno. Heat it to 400 degrees Farenheit and roast for about 10 minutes. Check it couple times to make sure they are not burning.
    roasting jalapeno and tomatillos in air fryer
  • Meanwhile chop onions and cilantro and place them in the blender bowl. Pulse a few times.
    chopped white onion and cilantro in a blender
  • Once tomatillos and jalapeno are ready, add them to the blender. You can add them hot right out of air fryer. Blend them until smooth.
    rosated vegetables in the blender bowl
  • Scrape the sides if needed, add salt and pepper and stir salsa in the end. Here you have it! Enjoy!
    green roasted salsa in the blender


Enjoy salsa with tortilla chips or on top of your favorite food.
Switch jalapenos to other hot peppers if you like it spicy.


Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 180mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 106IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg