Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico de Gallo, also known as salsa fresca, is a refreshing and vibrant salsa that’s perfect for dipping or topping your favorite Mexican dishes. Made with fresh ingredients like tomatoes, onions, jalapeños, cilantro, and lime juice, this recipe brings together the flavors of Mexico in a simple yet delicious way.


  • 4 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Salt, to taste


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, chopped red onion, minced jalapeños, and chopped cilantro.
  2. Squeeze the juice of one lime over the mixture.
  3. Season with salt to taste, starting with a pinch and adjusting as needed.
  4. Gently toss the ingredients together until well combined.
  5. Let the pico de gallo sit for about 15-20 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Serve as a dip with tortilla chips, or use it as a topping for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, or grilled meats.
  7. Enjoy your fresh and flavorful pico de gallo!

Note: You can customize this recipe to your taste by adjusting the amount of jalapeños for more or less heat, or adding additional ingredients like diced avocado or mango for extra flavor and texture.

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