Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe

You will love how this Easy Pico de Gallo recipe whips up in minutes! Using fresh tomatoes, cilantro, onions, and lime make this dish amazingly delicious.

easy pico de gallo recipe in bowl with chips

Can we take a moment to discuss the amazingness that is Pico de Gallo? Not only is it the easiest recipe EVER, it is SO incredibly delicious!

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Easy Pico de Gallo Recipe

Not only does homemade Pico de Gallo make a wonderful appetizer or snack, it will also take any of your Mexican dishes to the next level! We absolutely love it on top of these Freezer Friendly Beef Enchiladas, and these Black Bean Tostadas.

I could genuinely eat this pico de gallo recipe everyday! Yes, it is that good…trust me! And, did I mention that it is EASY?!? 😉

I also love to add it to my eggs, throw it on top of a salad, and even in soups. This dish is so incredibly versatile and flavorful.

Keeping it real though, give me ALL the chips when it comes to this pico de gallo recipe. Go ahead, and just eat this easy pico de gallo and chips for dinner…it will be our little secret! 😉

I can’t wait to see how you use this easy pico de gallo recipe!

easy pico de gallo recipe in bowl

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Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe
Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe
Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe
Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe

I do have some tips on how to make your homemade pico de gallo extra delicious.

1. Tomatoes

You will want ripe and juicy tomatoes when making your pico de gallo. Now, I love me some tomatoes, but all tomatoes are not created equal.

You want to make sure that the tomatoes have a nice color, and are firm with a little give. Also, be the weirdo who smells their food. Just kidding! If smelling your food is wrong, I don’t want to be right.

If it smells good, has a rich color and feels right…that’s the tomato for you! The perfect tomato helps to make all the pico de gallo yummy magic come together.

2. Cilantro and Onions

When making your pico de gallo, show it some cilantro and onion love. The onions provide such a lovely crunch, and the cilantro helps to make the pico de gallo taste super fresh!

3. The Lime

I will be the first to tell you that I am ALL about making recipes quick and easy. And, I will always have your back when it comes to shortcuts…a mamas gotta do what a mamas gotta do!

However, for this pico de gallo recipe, try to use fresh lime juice. The fresh lime juice genuinely makes a difference, and adds that extra burst of flavor!

Seriously though, no judgement if you use it out of a bottle! 😉

4. Let it be

Once you have assembled and mixed all the ingredients for your pico de gallo, allow it to rest. The longer all those yummy juices have to marinate, the better.

Ideally, you should let the pico de gallo rest in the fridge for at least twenty minutes. I say ideally, because if you can make it the full twenty minutes without devouring this easy pico de gallo…let’s just say that you my friend, are amazing!

easy pico de allow recipe in bowl with chips

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easy pico de gallo recipe in bowl with chips

Easy Pico De Gallo

  • Author: Amanda - Jasper and Willow
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


This easy pico de gallo recipe makes for the perfect salsa to serve at your next party or with a Mexican dish! Using fresh tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and lime juice this pico de gallo is delicious!


  • 57 tomatoes (diced)
  • 1/2 yellow onion (diced)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 23 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • salt (to taste)


  1. Once all ingredients are diced and chopped, add to bowl.
  2. Mix all ingredients. Season with salt, to taste.
  3. Cover and place in fridge, until you are ready to serve.
  4. Enjoy!


If you ‘can’ allow this pico de gallo to sit for at least a few hours. The longer the ingredients have to marinate together the better it will taste!

But, also know that if you feel compelled to immediately it the pico de gallo, I completely understand! It is so yummy, that it can be very difficult to resist!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Chopped
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 32
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 1g

Keywords: pico de gallo, pico de gallo salsa, salsa, homemade salsa, fresh salsa

Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe


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