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pico de gallo recipe in a bowl with tortilla chips

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is a must have appetizer recipe for entertaining. We're showing you how to make this Authentic Pico de Gallo Recipe at home.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword pico de gallo, tomatoes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 11 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 22kcal
Author Courtney


  • 6 Roma tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup white onion
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno chopped, seeds and membrane removed to reduce heat
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Chop the tomatoes, onion, cilantro, and jalapeno.
  • Place the chopped ingredients into a large bowl.
  • Pour in the lime juice and sprinkle in the salt.
  • Mix well and refrigerate.


  • Best if consumed within 5 days.
  • To reduce the heat from the jalapeno remove the seeds and membrane. 
  • Carefully handle the jalapeno as it contains capsaicin and once the oils are on your hands it can burn your eyes. if you're sensitive we suggest using gloves when handling jalapenos 


Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Sodium: 237mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 16.9mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.2mg