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Pico de Gallo

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Pico de Gallo is a fresh tomato salsa. Chopped tomatoes with red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and garlic. Serve on tacos, nachos or with tortilla chips. Only THE BEST pico de gallo EVER. Yields 2 cups.
Course Appetizers & Snacks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword appetizer, salsa, snack, tomatoes, topping
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 8 servings
Calories 15
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 3 to 4 large roma tomatoes about 1 pound, seeded, sliced and diced small
  • 1/2 cup white onion diced small (same size as the tomatoes)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper diced finely, (about 1 tablespoon minced)
  • 1 clove garlic smashed, peeled and minced
  • 2 green onions sliced and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 lime juiced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt or to taste


  • Combine all of the ingredients in a large bowl and toss until combined.
  • Serve immediately, or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Serve with tortilla chips, as garnish to your favorite chili, on top of your favorite fajitas or tacos!


Calories: 15kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 87mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg