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Amazing Pico de Gallo Recipe

This Pico de Gallo recipe is the freshest, easiest and fastest salsa you can make. Also known as salsa fresca, this pico de gallo can turn any taco or burrito into something amazing while still holding its own with tortilla chips.
Course Dip, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword how to make pico de gallo, pico de gallo, pico de gallo recipe, what is pico de gallo
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 12kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 6 roma tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 yellow onion finely diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro loosely packed and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1 jalapeno pepper* diced and de-seeded
  • 2 whole limes juiced
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Add all ingredients into a large bowl. Stir together, taste and adjust seasoning. 
  • To cook the jalapenos, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil into a small, nonstick skillet. Add in diced jalapenos and cook until browned, 5-7 minutes. Add roasted peppers to remaining pico de gallo ingredients and stir. 
  • Refrigerate covered until ready to serve.


Calories: 12kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 125mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 475IU | Vitamin C: 9.3mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 0.1mg