Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo Recipe

Pico de Gallo or Salsa Freca is a fresh tasting side dish that is usually enjoyed as a condiment. This can also be considered as a salad and is best enjoyed with grilled pork and warm rice.

Preparing Pico de Gallo is easy because it does not involve cooking. All you will need to do is to chop the ingredients, combine, and toss. The common ingredients are tomato and onion. Cilantro and lemon (or limes) are also added to make Pico de Gallo taste fresh.

You can enjoy Pico de Gallo with fish tacos, carne asada tacos, burritos, and torta. You can even have this with grilled bangus and tilapia along with some toyomansi.

Try this Pico de Gallo Recipe. Let me know what you think.

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo Recipe


  • 4 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 medium onion (white or red), diced
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Cooking Procedure

  1. In a large bowl, combine tomatoes and onion. Gently toss to mix.
  2. Add the chopped cilantro, garlic, and jalapeno.
  3. Squeeze-in the lime juice and sprinkle the salt. Mix well.
  4. Serve. Share and enjoy!

Number of servings (yield): 4

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Vanjo Merano

I blog about Filipino and Asian food and recipes.

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