This easy pice de gallo recipe is made with tomatoes, cilantro, red onion, and lime juice. It's a nice change from spicy salsa and is perfect for dipping with tortilla chips and is great with a margarita. If you prefer more heat, feel free to add a bit of jalapeno.
Gather up your ingredients.
Roma tomatoes seem to work best since they hold their shape and don't get too liquidy or mushy when you mix everything together. Chop your tomatoes.
Dice a little less red onion than you have tomatoes and add them to the bowl. Too much red onion will overpower the mix but you want enough to give a good, strong flavor.
Roughly chop the same amount of cilantro as tomatoes.
Mix together the cilantro, tomatoes, and red onion.
Slice and juice some limes.
Toss together all the ingredients and stir them around gently. If you have time, cover and refrigerate for a few hours so the flavors have time to marry. Some people like to add a bit of jalapeno for a kick so if you're up to ratcheting it up a notch, go for it.Print
Pico de Gallo
1 cup Roma tomatoes, diced
¾ cup red onions, diced
1 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
½ teaspoon salt
Dice tomatoes, red onion, and cilantro.
Pour in lime juice and salt.
Stir gently to combine.
Serve immediately or chill for about 2 hours so the flavors have time to marry.