You have that tortilla chips ready. You then open the fridge to find that the jar of salsa is empty! Fret no more because this easy recipe will save your cravings for spicy food for the day.
Pico de gallo is known as salsa fresco which is the chunky salsa version. It is the most natural and healthy salsa that anyone can find because it is made from fresh and uncooked condiments. It is also versatile because you can make it fiery hot or mild spice, anyhow that you like it.
For anyone who has been to Mexico, you would know that pico de gallo is served as an appetizer for any meals. The fiery note from the jalapeno peppers definitely awakens the taste buds before the meals.
The fun part about this salsa dish is that you can add fruits or other vegetables with it. Some people like their salsa with avocado, mangoes, cucumbers, watermelon or orange. The fruity flavor definitely brings out the vegetable dish during the summer heat. Here is the recipe.
Pico de gallo recipe
serves 4-5 people
- 4 ripe tomatoes, diced
- ½ large onion, diced
- ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
- 1 tablespoon lime
- Jalapenos, diced (1 for mild, 2 for spicy, 3 for extra fiery)
1. Combine all the ingredients together.
2. Serve immediately or after refrigeration