Pico De Gallo Recipe | Fresh Tomato Salsa

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
5/5 - (5 votes)

Pico De Gallo, also known as Salsa Fresca is a fresh Mexican salsa made from uncooked chopped tomatoes, onions and jalapeños.

The salsa has a tangy and mildly spicy taste and is seasoned with coriander leaves, lime juice, little garlic, black pepper and salt.

This is one of the easiest salsas to make and is a very refreshing food accompaniment in the summers.

Pico De Gallo is often enjoyed as a dip along with tortilla chips. It can also be added to nachos, tacos or burritos.

You can make the salsa in large batches for parties and it can also be stored in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

To make Pico De Gallo at home follow the detailed step by step recipe with photos posted below.

See more related recipes like:

Recipe Info


CategorySalsa and Sides

Cuisine: Mexican

Total Time:

Prep Time:

Cook Time:

Nutrition (per serving)



Carbohydrates: 7g

Protein: 1g

Ingredients for Pico De Gallo Recipe

  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 1 Medium Sized Onion
  • 2 Jalapeños
  • 10 Sprigs of Cilantro Leaves (Coriander)
  • 1 Tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
  • 1-2 Teaspoons Salt, or to taste

Step By Step Instructions With Photos for Pico De Gallo Recipe

  • Add chopped tomatoes and onions in a mixing bowl.

    Pico De Gallo Recipe Instructions
  • Remove the seeds from jalapeños, then chop them and add to the bowl.

    Pico De Gallo Recipe Instructions
  • Add Lime Juice, Garlic Powder, Black Pepper Powder and Salt.

    Pico De Gallo Recipe Instructions
  • Remove the stems from the cilantro/coriander leaves and finely chop them to add to the mixture. Mix all the ingredients.

    Pico De Gallo Recipe
  • Pico De Gallo is ready. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before using.

    Pico De Gallo Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Before You Go...

Don't forget to Pin this post to save it for later. You can also Subscribe to our mailing list or follow us on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram or Twitter to see more delicious food recipes.

We'd love to know your thoughts about this dish! Please leave a comment or share a picture on Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #vegecravings.

Pico De Gallo is a refreshing Mexican salsa made from onions, tomatoes, jalapenos, cilantro and seasoned with lime juice and spices.

Questions or Comments? Please let us know!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pico De Gallo Recipe | Fresh Tomato Salsa

by VegeCravings time to read: 1 min