Fresh and simple pico de gallo! Great for a party appetizer, a snack or meal prep. Get the full printable recipe below. If you tried making it, let me know how you like it by tagging @MintPersonalChef

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Chef Julie 


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5 from 2 votes

Fresh Pico de Gallo Salsa

How to make Pico de Gallo. Fresh, simple salsa with tons of flavor and freshness.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, dip, sauce
Cuisine: Mexican
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Lactose, Low Salt
Keyword: appetizer, healthy snack, pico de gallo, salsa
Servings: 1 cups
Calories: 28kcal

Special Equipment

  • Cutting board
  • Chef knife
  • Mixing bowl


  • 4-6   Each Ripe tomatoes
  • 1/4 Each    Jalapeno sliced (add more for spicy or omit for mild)
  • 1-2 Each   Garlic cloves sliced
  • 1/4   Cup Onion small diced
  • 1/4   Cup Cilantro (about ½ a bunch)
  • 1-2 Tbsp.  Lime juice (or to taste, about ½ lime)
  • Salt and pepper To Taste   


Instructions with Food Processor

  • Prep all the ingredients and as you chop them add to the mixing bowl.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste and mix it well. Taste and adjust salt, pepper, lime juice and jalapeno if needed.
  • Enjoy right away or store in the fridge for up to 1 week.
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  • Enjoy as a snack or appetizer with tortilla chips or a quesadilla 
  • Use in a Mexican-style bowl or dish


Serving: 4g | Calories: 28kcal