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tortilla chip scooping pico de gallo from a weck jar

Pico de Gallo

  • Author: Kaylie Grace
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Dip, Dressing, and Spreads
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Vegan


The best homemade pico de gallo recipe! It’s easy, quick, authentic, and ready in 10 minutes. Also known as salsa fresca, this refreshing salsa can be used as a healthy dip or a condiment for Mexican dishes. Sprinkle it on tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and so much more.


  • 4 tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 small jalapeño, finely diced with the rib and seeds removed
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


  1. In a large bowl, add diced tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, salt, and pepper.
  2. Mix ingredients together until evenly combined. Let it sit for 10 minutes to marinate for the best flavor.
  3. Enjoy pico de gallo immediately, or transfer to a sealed jar/container. Store in the refrigerator where it will keep for 3-4 days.


  • Jalapeño pepper can be replaced with serrano pepper.


  • Serving Size: 2 tbsp
  • Calories: 10
  • Sugar: 0.5g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Protein: 0.5g

Keywords: pico de gallo recipe, salsa fresca