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Pico de Gallo Recipe

This Pico de Gallo is the Real Deal

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1/4 large white or red onion, fine dice
  • 1 (or so) garlic clove(s), fine dice
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • Fresh lime juice
  • 2 serrano, 1 hot jalepeno or 1/2 habenero pepper, fine dice


Chop, dice the vegetables

Combine the vegetables with the lime juice; there should be enough juice to coat everything

Rest, covered, at room temperature for at least an hour.

If there are leftovers, refrigerate for up to a week

Goes pretty well with most everything.

Pico de Gallo Shopping Tip

Dried chiles will last a long time and can be used to add heat and flavor to countless recipes.

Pico de Gallo Cooking Tip

There are 60 varieties of chile peppers, many of which are used in Mexican cooking. Handle them with care. When handling the spicier kinds, gloves are recommended. Always wash your hands with soap and warm water before touching your eyes.