Mexican Pico De Gallo Recipe

2013-07-29
How to Make Pico de Gallo
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  • Servings : 10
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 10m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    19
  • Total Fat

    0.1g
  • Cholesterol

    0mg
  • Sodium

    5mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    4.2g
  • Dietary Fiber

    1.2g
  • Protein

    0.8g
  • Vitamin A

    6%
  • Vitamin C

    Vitamin C
  • Calcium

    1%
  • Iron

    7%
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Pico de gallo is a Mexican condiment. It is a fresh salsa type topping that is served in many ways.

When you read over the recipe you may think I forgot the oil but no. This is not supposed to be a salad. Simply fresh flavors, kicked up with chilies and a squeeze of lime.

For those of you who haven’t tried it yet, I think you will love it.

Pico de Gallo

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, seeded & chopped (750 g)
  • 3/4 cup onion, chopped (175 ml)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped (125 ml)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (125 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (45 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons jalapeno chilies, minced & seeded (45 ml)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste (optional)

Method

Step 1

Mix all ingredients in medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper if you choose. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Top with more chopped cilantro to serve if you want.

This recipe serves 10 as a condiment type topping.

It is a very healthy recipe full of ingredients that bring so many nutrients to the table. It’s low fat, low sodium and relatively low carb too, so enjoy as much as you want.

Did you Know?

I wonder if you know this little tidbit of information. I didn’t until recently. The words pico de gallo actually mean “rooster’s beak” in Spanish. How they thought this wonderful mixture of flavors looks like a rooster’s beak I don’t know, but it is a wonderful fresh topping.

This pico de gallo recipe can be served as an accompaniment to meat and fish dishes. You can also use it to top tacos, burritos and enchiladas.

It is a wonderful condiment that fits into most special dietary needs: If you need gluten free recipes, diabetic recipes or low carb recipes, look to this pico de gallo to top your Mexican recipes.

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How to Make Pico de Gallo



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