Pico de Gallo is a quick and easy tomato-based Mexican salsa with a mild flavor that adds freshness to practically every Mexican dish you can think of. Serve it over an omelet, tacos, burritos, nachos, or simply scoop it up from a bowl with a tortilla chip. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare, doesn’t require a stove (perfect for hot summer days) and very few ingredients are needed.
Pico de Gallo Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Makes 2 cups
1 large ripe tomato (1 cup), chopped
½ cup yellow onion, chopped
½ cup cilantro (1/2 cup), minced
1 large jalapeno pepper, chopped
1 Tbs. lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
*adjust quantity of lemon juice and salt for desired taste.
*always taste test with tortilla chip
- Chop all ingredients and toss into a bowl.
- Blend with a fork.