Pico de Gallo

30–60 minutes
to prep

0 minutes
to cook

8–10 servings

About this Recipe

Pico de Gallo is a fresh salsa which can be added to several Mexican dishes or enjoyed with chips. Refreshing and light, Pico de Gallo is a fresh addition to your table.

Recipe by: Yolie Rios
Photos by: Ksenia Robson


  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 cup sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 cups tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeño chiles or serrano chiles, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or sea salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • Splash of favorite oil (olive oil, etc.)
Lao-Style Pho

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1

Combine the lime juice and onions in a medium mixing bowl and allow to marinate for 30 minutes to 1 hour or more.

Step 2

Combine the onion and lime juice mixture, tomatoes, chilies, salt, pepper, cilantro and oil in the medium mixing bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour and serve cold.