Here is a popular Mexican salsa-style salad with an extra kick of spice that pairs well with Mexican tostadas, tacos, burritos, tortilla chips, and many more Mexican recipes.
What is Pico de Gallo?
Pico de Gallo is a Mexican salsa that is authentically made with tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, lime, and garlic.
Depending on your spice preference, you can add jalapeño or poblano peppers to increase the spice level.
Preparing this salsa and keeping it stored in an air-tight container is a great way to keep the pico de gallo fresh and flavorsome.
What is the difference between Pico de gallo and Salsa?
Pico de Gallo is made with freshly chopped ingredients and can be prepped ahead of time to serve with your favorite Mexican dishes.
Salsa is often blended in a food processor and will be smoother.
What ingredients are in a Pico de Gallo?
- Red onion
- Jalapeño peppers
- Garlic cloves
- Bunch cilantro
- Salt and black pepper
Pico de Gallo Recipe
- 4 tomatoes chopped
- 1 red onion
- 2 tbsp jalapeño peppers
- 4 tbsp garlic cloves
- 1/2 bunch coriander roughly chopped
- 1 lime
- 1/4 tsp salt
- Prep ingredients and put in bowl
- Stir to combine.
Data source: USDA
How to store Pico de Gallo?
Make the Pico de Gallo ahead of time and keep it stored in an air-tight container to bring out its best flavors.
|Fridge||4 to 5 days (squeeze extra lime)|
|Freezer||Advised not to freeze|
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