This Pico de Gallo Recipe Will Come in Handy

Pico de gallo
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Tomato salsa is a hugely popular dish. It can be used in so many ways and adds so much flavor and freshness. Pico de gallo is a version that uses a few simple but powerful ingredients to create a zingy, tasty dip that complements so many other flavors. Here is an easy recipe, plus some ideas for uses. 


  • 10 medium tomatoes
  • 2 red onions 
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ – ½ cup of jalapeño peppers
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (optional)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Finely slice the onions and garlic and add to a bowl.
  2. Chop the tomatoes. Remove the stalks before adding them to the bowl.
  3. If the jalapeños aren’t chopped already then chop them up.
  4. Add the lime juice and extra virgin olive oil if using and then season with salt and pepper.
  5. Tear the cilantro leaves into the bowl and mix it all through.

Add to Burritos

There’s nothing better than a hearty, tasty burrito with some super fresh salsa added to the mix. Whether you enjoy a big cheesy, chicken burrito or a satisfying vegan bean one, this salsa will be a great addition.

As a Dip

Simply use to dip some crunchy tortilla chips and veg sticks into, along with some soured cream and guac.