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pico de gallo

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

Very easy to make and with a delicious twist, this tasty recipe is a great appetizer to enjoy this summer.

yield 6 servings
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For pico de gallo

  • 4 lg
    roma tomatoes, washed, seeded and cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 c
    white onions, finely diced and more if needed
  • 2 lg
    jalapeño peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 lg
    sweet banana pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 lg
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/3 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh oregano, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground himalayan sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper, or to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)

How To Make pico de gallo

  • 1
    In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, onions, jalapeño peppers, banana pepper, garlic, cilantro, oregano and ground cumin; stir well.
  • 2
    Pour in lime juice and Tequila; stir again before seasoning with ground sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 3
    Cover and transfer to the fridge for at least 3 hours.Serve with tortilla chips.
  • 4
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