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pico de gallo

Here's a classic pico de gallo that's fresh and tasty for all your summer BBQ's!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword jalapeños, salsa, tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Author Lauren Toyota


  • 3 vine tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 a jalapeño, remove the seeds and you can add more pepper for extra heat
  • 1/2 a red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle chili
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh cilantro


  1. Place everything in a food processor and pulse a few times until ingredients are combined and minced.

  2. Pour into a bowl and serve immediately or jar and refrigerate for later use. 

  3. Alternatively you can finely chop all the ingredients and combine together in a bowl.

Recipe Notes

Best consumed within the first 2 days.