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Pico de Gallo

Homemade Pico de Gallo is a super fresh and flavorful 5-ingredient tomato salsa made from chopped tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, cilantro and lime juice. Goes perfectly with all kinds of Mexican food.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, condiment
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: pico de gallo
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 42.68kcal


  • 2 pounds of Roma tomatoes seeded and diced
  • 1 large white onion finely chopped
  • 2 medium jalapenos seeded and membranes removed, finely chopped (use more or less for desired heat level; keep some of the membranes in tact for more heat)
  • 1 bunch cilantro leaves chopped
  • 2-3 limes
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Combine tomatoes, onions, jalapenos, cilantro and salt in a large bowl.
  • Slice limes in half and squeeze juice into the bowl. Stir to combine.
  • Taste and add more salt or lime as desired.
  • Let sit for at least 15 minutes to marinate before serving.
  • Serve with tortilla chips for dipping or with your favorite Mexican dishes.


This recipe should serve 6-8 people, depending on how much they eat. Nutritional information is per recipe, not per serving.


Calories: 42.68kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.26g | Protein: 1.74g | Fat: 0.38g | Saturated Fat: 0.06g | Sodium: 202.82mg | Potassium: 419.46mg | Fiber: 2.88g | Sugar: 5.32g | Vitamin A: 1343.44IU | Vitamin C: 34.1mg | Calcium: 26.71mg | Iron: 0.58mg