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Pico De Gallo Recipe

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Pico De Gallo Recipe perfect for Taco Tuesday or Cinco De Mayo Celebrations! This salsa fresco is a party favorite and with only fresh ingredients, prep is a breeze. Warning: Double this pico de gallo batch because guests will fly through this homemade pico (psst…it’s better than a restaurant!)

Make more Mexican recipes like Mexican Street Corn SaladMexican Corn Dip, or black bean and corn salsa to compliment this dip!

Pico De Gallo Recipe

Homemade Pico De Gallo

This easy pico de gallo salsa is a perfect homemade way to bring restaurant quality food right into your kitchen with minor prep. In under 10 minutes, you can be munching away to an empty bowl. And with fresh tomatoes, diced onions and a great blend of seasonings, your taste buds will thank you for eating pico de gallo as well.

What is Pico De Gallo?

Its a totally fresh and totally tasty way to get your vegetables and pretend what you are eating is healthy….ok, all jokes aside, its a salsa fresca!

Who doesn’t love munching down on tomatoes and onions all day and these fresh vegetable ingredients make it easy to push the guilt aside.

Pico is also fantastic served right on on tacos and enchiladas and comes with all the flavorings built right in, so do not be afraid to make this just as a topping over a dip.

Pico De Gallo Ingredients

Want something a little fancier than this fresh pico de gallo recipe? Try this cowboy caviar, also an amazing dip option.

  • 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeds removed and diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Tip: Use a lime squeezer to get the most out of your fresh lime with no juice wasted!

pico de gallo ingredients

How to make Pico De Gallo

This simple and easy recipe makes 3 cups of pico – which is enough for ME in this house!

Mix fresh tomatoes, chopped onions, spicy jalapeno and fresh cilantro together in a mixing bowl.

how to make pico de gallo

Add juice of lime and season well with salt and pepper.

Mix all together so the juices marinate. This makes the BEST pico de gallo!

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homemade pico de gallo

Refrigerate covered for at least 4 hours or overnight to let flavors mingle and really pop on your tastebuds.

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Stir your pico de gallo dip well before serving to an excited crowd.

5 from 2 votes
Pico De Gallo
Prep Time
10 mins
 

Pico De Gallo Recipe perfect for Taco Tuesday or Cinco De Mayo Celebrations! This salsa fresco is a party favorite and with only fresh ingredients, prep is a breeze. Warning: Double this batch because guests will fly through this homemade pico. 

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: appetizer, mexican, salsa, tomatoes
Servings: 2 people
Ingredients
  • 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 1 jalapeno seeds removed and diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
Instructions
  1. Mix tomatoes, onions, jalapeno and cilantro together in a mixing bowl. 
  2. Add juice of lime and season with salt and pepper. Mix well. 

  3. Refrigerate covered for at least 4 hours or overnight to let flavors mingle. Stir well before serving.

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pete

hi from England ! SOME GREAT ideas – thanks so much !