Potatoes in green tomatoes sauce

The perfect side dish for any meal. Simple but packed with so much flavour everybody will ask for more!


  • 1 lb. small creamer potatoes or large potatoes cut in cubes, uncooked
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped

For the green salsa:

  • 1 lb. green tomatoes (tomatillo)
  • 1 small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 clove of garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño or serrano pepper (optional)
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 tbsp. of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. of vegetable or chicken broth mix
  • salt and pepper to taste

Blend the green tomatoes with 1 small onion, 1 clove of garlic, jalapeño or serrano pepper and cilantro leaves until you get a puree-like consistency.

In a large pot or wok fry 1 small onion and 1 clove of garlic (both finely chopped) until they get caramelized. Add the potatoes and the green tomatoes salsa. Cover with lid and let simmer.

When the salsa changes to a dark green colour and the potatoes are tender, add chicken or vegetable broth mix, salt and pepper to taste. Uncover and let the salsa dry. Use as a side dish to complement your chicken, beef, pork or vegan meal, this potatoes go with everything!

Author: Aída Guerra

Foodie, Mexican-Canadian with a passion to share my favourite recipies.