Pico De Gallo is the perfect recipe to use up all of those lovely summer tomatoes.
Pico de Gallo also makes the best, healthy snack. My favorite summer activity is going to the farmer's market. Here in the Midwest, there are plenty to choose from. Every Thursday, I take my dog for a walk down to the local market. I love the farmer's market, and always seem to come home with more produce than I can carry. Although, to be honest, tomatoes aren't my favorite unless they are paired with something, but I do love salsa. Specifically, this salsa because it's so simple, and it really showcases the freshness of the vegetables. Now, this recipe is nothing mind-blowing as I'm sure there are plenty of very similar recipes out there. However, I wanted to post this recipe because I do use it a lot in my fish taco recipe.
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A little spicy
Requires few ingredients
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- 2 c. Fresh Tomatoes
- 1 Jalapeno”
- ½ c. Red onion
- 1 clove garlic,, minced
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- ½ Lime
- Zest of one lime
- ½ c. Cilantro
- Prep all ingredients by chopping veggies into bite sized pieces
- Place into bowl
- Add salt, lime juice and zest and gently mix
- Cover with plastic wrap and let it sit for (at least) 30 mins
- Enjoy and refrigerate leftovers in an air tight container
*Step 4 is important. The depth of flavor increases while it sits *All ingredients should be fresh *Deseed jalapeno to make the salsa more mild by cutting in half and trimming out the pithy white part with your knife.
*Any nutritional data provided is for personal reference only as these are approximations, and data may vary on a case by case basis. Please refer to my disclaimers page.*