Pico de gallo salsa

A true staple of Mexican cuisine, well known all around the world; pico de gallo salsa can be used as a garnish, on top of molletes, hot dogs, as a side for fried chicken, grilled beef, fish tacos and many more dishes.


  • 1/2 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 red tomatoes finely chopped (Roma or on the vine tomatoes work well for this recipe)
  • 1/2 lime, the juice
  • 1 or 2 jalapeño peppers, (fresh or pickled), finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbps. cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • a pinch of salt to taste


In a small bowl pickle the onion by adding lime juice and a pinch of salt; let rest for 10 to 15 minutes.

Add the red tomatoes, jalapeño, cilantro. Mix well and it’s ready to enjoy!

Author: Aída Guerra

Foodie, Mexican-Canadian with a passion to share my favourite recipies.

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