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Hand Dipping a Chip into a Bowl of Pico De Gallo
Pico de Gallo
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins

This homemade pico de gallo is refreshing and bursting with flavor! Easy to make and perfect for topping burgers, tacos, burritos, or dipping.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 16
Calories: 28 kcal
Author: Alissa Saenz
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus more to taste
  • ½ teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 2 pounds fresh tomatoes (about 4 medium tomatoes), diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  1. Stir the onion, 2 tablespoons of lime juice, and ½ teaspoon salt together in a large bowl. Let the mixture sit for a few minutes while you gather and prep the remaining ingredients.

  2. Stir in the tomatoes, jalapeño pepper, and cilantro. Taste-test the mixture and season with additional salt and lime juice if needed.

  3. Serve immediately or cover and chill for later.

Nutrition Facts
Pico de Gallo
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 28 Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.3g0%
Sodium 154mg6%
Potassium 303mg9%
Carbohydrates 6.3g2%
Fiber 1.8g7%
Sugar 3.7g4%
Protein 1.2g2%
Calcium 16mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.