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Pico de Gallo Sauce

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups fresh red tomato, diced in cubes
1
cup white onion, diced in cubes
2
serrano peppers, finely diced (only add one if you’d like the sauce to be less spicy)
1/2
cup cilantro, diced
Juice of one whole lemon
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
Salt to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

You can prepare this sauce several hours in advance and store in the refrigerator until ready.

The sauce known as pico de gallo or salsa mexicana is an excellent condiment for adding to meals or just for dipping using totopos (tortilla chips) for a quick snack before dinner. When creating a special appetizer you have to consider several elements: the flavor, combination of ingredients and textures. Sauces help put just the right toquecito in your dishes; so I invite you to take this tip and try it out on your next meal. Let’s get cooking!

If you can’t find serrano peppers, you can substitute in fresh jalapeños.

This sauce is also the base for preparing guacamole; just add a mashed avocado and you’ll have an exquisite dip.

Directions

  • 1 Add all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Transfer to a serving dish, cover with plastic and refrigerate until ready to serve.

The sauce known as pico de gallo or salsa mexicana is an excellent condiment for adding to meals or just for dipping using totopos (tortilla chips) for a quick snack before dinner. When creating a special appetizer you have to consider several elements: the flavor, combination of ingredients and textures. Sauces help put just the right toquecito in your dishes; so I invite you to take this tip and try it out on your next meal. Let’s get cooking!

Rate and Comment

Adriana Martin Adriana Martin
September 23, 2015

The sauce known as pico de gallo or salsa mexicana is an excellent condiment for adding to meals or just for dipping using totopos (tortilla chips) for a quick snack before dinner. When creating a special appetizer you have to consider several elements: the flavor, combination of ingredients and textures. Sauces help put just the right toquecito in your dishes; so I invite you to take this tip and try it out on your next meal. Let’s get cooking!