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A white bowl filled with Pico de Gallo with corn chips and cilantro around it.

Pico de Gallo Recipe (Authentic & Easy)

  • Author: Kari
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


This fresh salsa is everything you’ll need to take your Mexican inspired dinners to the next level! Pico de Gallo is an authentic Mexican fresh salsa that’s just 5 ingredients and comes together quickly. It’s perfect for tacos, burritos, and any kind of Chipotle style bowl.



3 cups finely diced tomatoes, 4 cups whole grape cherry tomatoes or 45 Roma tomatoes

1/2 cup finely diced white onion

1 jalapeno or serrano chili, seeded and finely minced

1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice, from 1 lime

1/2 teaspoon sea salt, or to taste


Finely dice the tomatoes and place them in a non-reactive bowl, (pottery/glass/etc.). If you’re using any tomato other than what’s listed, be sure to remove the seeds so you final salsa isn’t too watery.

Dice the onion, jalapeno, and cilantro, and juice the lime.

Add the onion, jalapeno, cilantro, and lime juice to a bowl with the tomatoes and toss the mixture together.

Season to taste with sea salt, and let sit for 10-20 minutes for the flavors to develop if you can before serving.

Refrigerate and use within 3-4 days.

  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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