Mezcla Cocina Y Cantina’s Spicy Vegan Avocado Salsa Recipe

What has more potassium than a banana, more fiber than an apple, and a hearty dose of heart-healthy monosaturated fat?

No wonder the avocado has achieved superfood status! Whether you dice it, slice it, or mash it, you’re sure to benefit for this fruit’s many – and we mean many – vitamins and minerals. For a little avocado inspiration, check out this healthy and delicious recipe!

Spicy Vegan Avocado Salsa

Recipe by Chef Ana Maria Bravo
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Ana Maria Bravo, Chef at Mezcla Cocina Y Cantina shares a healthy recipe for spicy vegan avocado salsa!


  • 8

    serrano peppers, deseeded and deveined (can use less peppers for less heat)

  • 2

    garlic cloves

  • 1 lb.

    fresh tomatillos, husk removed

  • ½


  • 1


  • ½ bushel

    of cilantro

  • 1 Tbsp.

    coarse sea salt

  • 3 oz.



  • Roast the peppers, garlic, tomatillos, and onion on a flame grill or pan. Make sure to only cook the tomatillos halfway. Remove from heat once they start to brown.

  • Add all cooked ingredients in a blender along with the avocado, cilantro, salt, and water. Blend ingredients together until the salsa is smooth and creamy.

  • Garnish with fresh chopped avocado pieces and cilantro.

    Did You Know?

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