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Homemade Pico de Gallo Recipe

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If you love zesty and fresh flavors, treat yourself to homemade pico de gallo. It calls for just a handful of ingredients and zero cooking time. Simply chop, mix and chill in the refrigerator. Enjoy it as a dip or topping… or eat it by the spoonful!

Homemade pico de gallo recipe

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Things You’ll Need

  • 6 Roma (plum) tomatoes

  • 1/2 red or white onion, diced

  • Juice from 1/2 lime

  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, packed

  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional)

Tip

Make sure your tomatoes are ripe and firm. Otherwise, your pico de gallo may be mushy.

Ingredients for homemade pico de gallo

Step 1

Cut each tomato in half. Scoop out the seeds and pulp.

Repeat with the jalapeño pepper, if using. For extra heat, leave some seeds.

Remove seeds and pulp from tomatoes

Step 2

Dice the tomatoes.

Dice the tomatoes

Step 3

Finely chop the cilantro.

Chop the cilantro

Step 4

Juice the lime.

Juice the lime

Step 5

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Mix well, then cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. For the best flavor, let chill for two hours or more.

Combine in a large bowl

After chilling, taste your homemade pico de gallo. Feel free to add more lime juice, cilantro or spices, if you'd like.

When it's time to dig in, pair with tortilla chips or add to burritos, tacos or quesdillas. Be sure to use a slotted spoon.

Homemade pico de gallo recipe

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