Pico de Gallo

This easy Pico de Gallo recipe is a Texas tradition as a dip with tortilla chips or with your favorite Mexican dish.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
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Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Dips
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Servings 1 bowl


  • 1 large ripe tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, diced, include seeds and membranes for more heat
  • 1 lime, fresh squeezed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Chop tomato, add to small non-metallic bowl. Chop the onion and cilantro leaves and add to bowl. Remove stem from jalapeño pepper. Dice pepper, keeping seeds and membranes for a spicier Pico de Gallo. Add to bowl. Squeeze lime and add juice to bowl, along with salt. Mix all ingredients well. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
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