Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe (Chunky Salsa Recipe)

Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe

This homemade Pico de Gallo recipe is easy to make, delicious, and traditional. Try this homemade salsa recipe on your favorite Mexican food, or as a snack with chips.

Homemade Pico de Gallo only requires a few ingredients, but packs a lot of flavor. And at only 13 calories, you’ll want to add it to everything!

Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe

Recipes for Pico de Gallo require three colors… White (onions), Green (peppers and cilantro), and Red (tomatoes). The colors of the Mexican flag.

What is Pico de Gallo? Pico de Gallo is a chunky salsa that is comprised of chopped onions, peppers, tomatoes, and marinated in lime juice.

Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe

This is the best Pico de Gallo recipe if you’re looking for traditional, lots of flavor, and very few calories.

My easy Pico de Gallo recipe goes great on tacos, enchiladas, in guacamole and even with your favorite chips.

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Pico de Gallo Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Pico De Gallo
  • Homemade Pico de Gallo Recipe (printable recipe card!)

This pico recipe is easy and quick… In the next section I will supply you with a shopping list!

In the next section I will share the ingredients for Pico de Gallo in a shopping list form. I recommend taking a screenshot on your phone to make your next grocery trip easier.

Pico De Gallo Ingredients

Pico de Gallo ingredients are simple, and since you only need a few, I recommend you get the best quality you can afford.

Specifically lime juice. I recommend getting a fresh lime for this recipe as it makes all the difference!

Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe

I make this Homemade Pico de Gallo Recipe easy by keeping the ingredients simple.

Homemade Pico de Gallo Shopping List:

  • White onion chopped
  • Jalapeño or Serrano pepper
  • Lime
  • Tomatoes
  • Cilantro
  • Salt and pepper

Now that you have the ingredients for Pico de Gallo, let’s move on to how to make Pico de Gallo…

How to Make Pico De Gallo

I make this recipe for Pico de Gallo easy, delicious and traditional by keeping it simple.

With ingredients like these, you want them to shine in all their glory!

Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe

It’s easy to make this homemade Pico de Gallo recipe! You’re just 4 steps away from a wonderful salsa recipe!

How to Make Pico de Gallo:

  1. Combine the onion, jalapeño and lime juice to a medium bowl.
  2. Let marinate while you chop the tomatoes and cilantro.
  3. Add in tomatoes, cilantro and a pinch of salt and pepper, and mix well.
  4. Cover and place in the fridge for 30 minutes to marinate before serving.

Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe

This 13 calorie salsa recipe is wonderful on all your favorite Mexican dishes! I also like to add a big scoop to my guacamole. It helps add complexity without adding more work!

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Homemade Pico De Gallo Recipe

Homemade Pico de Gallo Recipe

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This homemade Pico de Gallo recipe is easy and delicious.
If you're looking for a simple chunky salsa recipe, or recipe for Pico de Gallo, this one is both traditional and low in calories!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Marinade Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, topping
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 16 servings
Calories 13 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 white onion chopped
  • 1 jalapeño or Serrano pepper ribs and seeds removed, chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 4 large tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Combine the onion, jalapeño and lime juice to a medium bowl.
  • Let marinate while you chop the tomatoes and cilantro.
  • Add in tomatoes, cilantro and a pinch of salt and pepper, and mix well.
  • Cover and place in the fridge for 30 minutes to marinate before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 13kcalCarbohydrates: 2.9gProtein: 0.5gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3mgPotassium: 127mgFiber: 0.9gSugar: 1.6gCalcium: 8mgIron: 0mg
Keyword pico de gallo, salsa
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Homemade Pico de Gallo Recipe

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