salsa (pico de gallo)

Salsa (pico De Gallo) Recipe

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Valerie Pontius


I started making this salsa about 20 years ago. It's always a hit with my family and friends at bbq's and parties! Also entered it in to my husband's command wide salsa contest at NAS Leemore (FRC west) in 2009 (I think ) won 1st place!
Eat with your favorite tortilla chips
Add mashed avocado to a yummy guacamole
Goes great with chicken. Or shredded beef tacos

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15 Min
Food Processor


serreano peppers
1 large
white onion
1 bunch
cilantro, fresh
10 medium
roma tomatoes
1 large
lemon (juice of one)
salt to tast

How to Make salsa (pico de gallo)


  • 1Chop Serrano, onion ,tomatoes, and cilantro
    One by one with either a Sharpe knife or food processor to your desired chunkiness. I prefer small bits of Serrano and chunkier tomatoes and onions
  • 2Add each ingredient to a large bowl
    Juice lemon in to bowl , salt to taste and stir ingredients until well blended.

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About salsa (pico de gallo)

Course/Dish: Salsas
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #salsa