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Pico de Gallo

This fresh and easy Pico de Gallo comes together quickly, taking less than 10 minutes to prepare! It's a versatile condiment that pairs well with a variety of dishes.

Fresh Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is always best made fresh and it only keeps its freshness for a day or two. 

It's simple and quick enough to make that it's no hassle at all to make this delicious salsa right before you need it.  It's only made with just a few readily available ingredients!

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For a fruity version, try this Pineapple Pico de Gallo, it's sweet, spicy, and the taste is incredibly fresh.

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Ingredients in Pico de Gallo

  • roma tomatoes
  • small red onion
  • jalapenos
  • salt
  • fresh cilantro
  • lime juice, fresh or bottled

Many Ways to Use Pico de Gallo

Freshly made pico tastes great with tortilla chips, spooned over sauteed chicken, stuffed inside a cheesy quesadilla such as my Chicken, Bacon, and Cheese Quesadilla, or even mixed into a delicious morning omelet.

TIP: Store in an airtight container and keep for only a day or two - it ensures optimal freshness for your recipes.

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Make it Mild or Spicy

How many jalapenos you add is up to you!  By either adding one or two diced jalapenos will make a difference and kick the heat up a notch in this recipe.  Any way you choose to make it... it will be fresh and delicious!


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📖 Recipe

Yield: 5 servings

Pico de Gallo

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Using simple ingredients this Pico de Gallo is made and ready to eat in less than 10 minutes. Perfect to dip chips in or added as a topping!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 4 roma tomatoes
  • 1 red onion, small
  • 1-2 jalapenos
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 bunch cilantro, small
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice, fresh or bottled


  1. Dice all ingredients into very small pieces.
  2. Simply mix together the tomatoes, onion, jalapenos and the salt.
  3. Stir in the lime juice, mixing well.
  4. Mix in the diced cilantro and blend well with other ingredients.
  5. Store in airtight container and consume with a day or two.  it tastes best fresh!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

5 grams

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 30Total Fat: 0.3gUnsaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 244mgCarbohydrates: 6.5gFiber: 2.1gSugar: 3.7gProtein: 1.4g

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