Doesn’t this make you want to grab a chip and dig in?

Pico de Gallo

I am so excited to be doing my very first blog post on my new food blog! I absolutely love cooking, and this will be a great way to share my favorite recipes {along with remembering everything I cook}. I have been wanting to start Tastes Lovely for a long time, but wanted to wait until I got the design and website just right. I’m looking forward to an exciting new adventure in cooking and photographing food. Hope you all enjoy!

Pico de Gallo Ingredients

What better recipe to start off with than salsa?! It is one of my favorite snacks, and is the best part of going out for Mexican food. I’ve been known to polish off an entire basket of chips and salsa on my own, sometimes even two. Embarrassing? No. It’s that good.

Pico de Gallo 2

Talk about an easy recipe. Just 5 ingredients: tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, and lime juice. Chop, chop, chop, throw it all in a bowl, season with salt, let sit for 30 minutes, and you have fresh, delicious salsa. Don’t forget the tortilla chips!

Chopping Tomatoes, Pico de Gallo Prep

This year I planted 9 tomato plants in my garden. Soon I’ll have more tomatoes than I know what to do with! This is a great way to use them up, and it keeps for at least a week in the fridge.

Pico de Gallo Ingredients, 2

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Pico de Gallo

Pico De Gallo


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
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Ingredients

  • 68 roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped small
  • 1/2 white onion, chopped small
  • 1/2 bunch of cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped very fine
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Combine the tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeño and lime juice in a bowl the season with salt
  2. Cover and let rest in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to allow flavors to marry
  3. Serve with tortilla chips or on top of your favorite Mexican dish
  4. Will keep refrigerated in an airtight container for 1 week

Notes

Depending on your tomatoes, it may be a little runny after resting. Ok to drain off the extra juice if desired.