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pico de gallo

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jeanne Benavidez
Odessa, TX

This is a very quick salsa to make when you're in a hurry. Great on burritoes, eggs, tacos or just about anything. For someone who never wrote down a recipe, my mother-in-law sure taught me a lot of good recipes. I am so appreciative of that.

(1 rating)
prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For pico de gallo

  • 1 can
    (28 oz) petite diced tomatoe
  • 3 - 4 lg
    jalapeno peppers, finely diced (remove seed to help remove some of the heat)
  • 1/2 md
    diced onion
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped cilantro
  • 1 - 2
    limes, juiced

How To Make pico de gallo

  • 1
    Combine all ingredients in a medium below and stir to combine.
  • 2
    Use the one end of an empty can to crush the ingredients to product juice.
  • 3
    I keep an empty, small tomato sauce can (both ends cut out) and washed for this purpose; or you can use a mortar and pastel (molcajete).