Authentic Mexican Pico de Gallo Salsa

This authentic Mexican pico de gallo salsa is super easy to make, always fresh and balanced, you can use it on top of most anything– eggs, tacos, tostadas, beans, meat, quesadillas.

Pico de Gallo

In the United States, it’s called salsa. In México, this beautiful blend of tomatoes, onions, serrano peppers, cilantro, salt, and lime is called Pico de Gallo.

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Pico de Gallo Salsa

  • 2  Roma tomatoes
  • 1/2 Medium white onion
  • 1-2 Serrano peppers (or jalapeños for a less spicy adventure)
  • Cilantro
  • 1-2  Medium key limes
  • Salt to taste
  • Tortilla chips (optional)

Finely chop tomatoes, onion, serranos and cilantro and place in a bowl, add lime juice, salt to taste, mix, and it is ready to eat!

pico de gallo salsa

Variations: using this base you can add ingredients to make it your own.  Garlic, mango, corn, cucumbers, peaches, green peppers, etc.  Make your own creative combinations.  Come back and share the good ones!

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Authentic Mexican Pico de Gallo Salsa

This pico de gallo is super easy to make, always fresh and balanced, you can use it on top of most anything– eggs, tacos, tostadas, beans, meat, quesadillas.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time13 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 28kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 Medium white onion
  • 1-2 Serrano peppers or jalapeños for a less spicy adventure
  • Cilantro
  • 1   medium lime
  • 1/8 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 1 bag tortilla chips optional

Instructions

  • Finely chop tomatoes, onion, serranos and cilantro and place in a bowl, add lime juice, salt to taste, mix, and it is ready to eat!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Authentic Mexican Pico de Gallo Salsa
Amount per Serving
Calories
28
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Sodium
 
77
mg
3
%
Potassium
 
209
mg
6
%
Carbohydrates
 
7
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
539
IU
11
%
Vitamin C
 
16
mg
19
%
Calcium
 
18
mg
2
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Salsas & Sauces
Cuisine: Mexican
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: how to make salsa, Mexican salsas, what is pico de gallo?
Author: Silvia

Notes

Variations: using this base you can add ingredients to make it your own.  Garlic, mango, corn, cucumbers, peaches, green peppers, etc.  Make your own creative combinations.  Come back and share the good ones!

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Kate

5 stars
Yes! This is my son’s favorite salsa. Especially in the summer when the tomatoes are so good.

Enriqueta E Lemoine

5 stars
Love pico de gallo and the way you sliced that beautiful jalapeño!

Love this! Just pinned. And love the pics you’re taking! 🙂

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