Spicy green salsa made with green banana peppers. Green salsas or Salsa verde are made using Tomatillos ( a small green tomato that’s wrapped in a husk) , fresh green chili (either fresh Jalapenos or Seranos), cilantro, onion. This salsa is a substitute for the traditional salsa verde, because I have never seen tomatillos here and fresh spicy green chilies aren’t always available, but these green banana peppers are available year round.
2 large green banana peppers (aka wax peppers/ slovak peppers)
2. In a blender all the boiled ingredients, cilantro and spices, and blend until smooth sauce. Taste for salt. Allow to cool down to room temperature or store in refrigerator until ready to use.
It may not taste exactly like traditional salsa verde but it tastes really good and makes a great substitute. You can use this salsa on top of pretty much any Mexican food you like, this is going on my sopes tonight, yummy!