Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

1 Review
From: EatingWell Magazine May/June 2010

This easy, fresh tomato salsa is delicious on tacos, tostadas or simply served with tortilla chips. Since the heat of jalapeños varies, start with one, taste, then add more if you want it hotter. For a sweet-tangy variation, add about 1 cup diced fresh fruit, such as pineapple, mango or peach.

Ingredients 16 servings

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  • 3 cups diced ripe tomatoes (3-4 medium)
  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1-2 jalapeño peppers, stemmed, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


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  1. Combine tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeno to taste, lime zest and juice, and sugar in a medium serving bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1/4 cup
  • Per serving: 11 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 2 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 7 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 271 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 6 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 75 mg sodium; 81 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: free food

Reviews 1

September 27, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Re: Just for fun