Pico De Gallo

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This easy, authentic recipe for homemade Pico De Gallo is healthy, vegan, gluten free & whole30 compliant. It’s delicious on grilled chicken, tacos & nachos!

Pico de gallo in white bowl on marble serving tray, with fresh cilantro and limes in the background

After growing up in Oklahoma, then moving to San Diego, my cooking has a heavy influence of Tex Mex and Mexican food.

I always love to mix up fresh Restaurant Style Tomato Salsa, Roasted Poblano Corn Salsa & Pico De Gallo to top my favorite Mexican recipes.

Pico de gallo is made with 6 simple ingredients for a fresh and easy side dish that pairs perfectly with any Mexican recipe!

Overhead shot of pico de gallo in white bowl with fresh lime wedges and spoon in the bowl, with fresh cilantro on the side

How do you make authentic pico de gallo?

Authentic pico de gallo is made by combining fresh roma tomatoes, diced white onions, serrano chilies, fresh cilantro, sea salt and fresh squeezed lime juice.

How long will pico de gallo last?

Stored in an airtight container, it will last up to 5 days in the refrigerator.

Is pico de gallo good for you?

This recipe contains no fat, only 28 calories per serving and provides 17% daily value of vitamin A and 22% daily value of vitamin C, making it a good-for-you option to serve with Mexican recipes.

What is pico de gallo used for?

Pico de gallo is a great topping for tacos, burritos or nachos. It’s also great for serving with chips for dipping. Try it with these Mexican recipe favorites!

Pico de gallo in a white bowl on a white marble serving tray with gold rim, fresh cilantro and limes in background

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Pico De Gallo

This easy, authentic recipe for homemade Pico De Gallo is healthy, vegan, gluten free & whole30 compliant, it's delicious on grilled chicken, tacos & nachos!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 cups pico de gallo
Calories 28 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 6 roma tomatoes diced
  • ½ cup white onion diced
  • 1 serrano chili seeded & minced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 3 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice

Instructions

  1. Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and stir to combine.