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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
Calories: 256kcal


  • 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: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1216mg | Potassium: 2516mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 8060IU | Vitamin C: 204.6mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 3.5mg