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!