How to Make the Most Delicious Pico de Gallo Salsa Dips

By on August 12, 2013

Pico de gallo salsa dips

Pico de gallo salsa dips are fresh, uncooked salsas made from chopped tomatoes, onions, cilantro and chilis. There are plenty of other ingredients that can be added to suit personal flavor. Pico de gallo is a classic mild salsa dip, that goes great with chips, adds flavor to burritos and tacos, or with a touch of some fresh hot peppers, become a potent spicy salsa! When done right, pico de gallo salsa dips can even be eaten as is by the spoonful. Here is a simple, easy to make a delicious pico de gallo recipe.

  1. Ingredients
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    • 4 Large, ripe, red tomatoes, seeded
    • 1 small, white onion, peeled
    • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
    • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, washed
    • Fresh lime juice
    • 2 to 3 peppers. Choose peppers based on how hot your want your pico de gallo salsa dips.
    • Salt and pepper
    • Hot sauce (optional)

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  3. Steps
  1. Cut and chop tomatoes, onions, garlic into small pieces. Finely chop the cilantro.
  2. Mix tomatoes, onions, garlic and cilantro together with the lime juice. DO NOT mix to hard or for too long. Too much mixing will make a mushy salsa.
  3. Add some hot sauce now, if you want to add an extra spicy kick.
  4. Slice chili peppers and add to the mix. If you want a less spicy pico de gallo, remove the seeds from the peppers.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Mix more if needed, cover and let sit in fridge for at least 30 minutes. Pico de gallo salsa dips taste better after resting over time. It allows the flavors and juices to settle and mix.

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Any other number of ingredients can be added to a recipe to customize the flavor to your own tastes. Shrimp, avocado, cucumber, radish or mango are all common pico de gallo additions. Some easy to prepare recipes using salsa are burritos, quesadillas, grande nachos, or just about anything with sauteed fish or chicken. In fact, pico de gallo means rooster’s beak in Spanish and is a perfect compliment to chicken entrees.

Salsas make for incredibly healthy appetizer dips, finger food or additions to main courses. Salsa nutrition is based around fresh, carefully prepared vegetables and juices. Fresh salsa calories are almost nonexistant, with even less nutritional value coming from fats and carbohydrates. If you are looking for an easy to make, delicious and healthy snack to add to a dinner party or as a meal side dish, head over to your local produce store, buy up some fresh tomatoes, onions, garlic and cilantro and craft yourself a tasty, beautiful pico de gallo!

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19 Comments

  1. Edward Stevenson

    January 24, 2014 at 10:43 am

    Whenever I make my own salsas i go all out for spiciness. Jalapenos, habaneros, you name it. They are all going in!

  2. Skylar Day

    March 7, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  3. Lisa Burgess

    April 6, 2014 at 7:50 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  4. Gene Cooper

    May 7, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  5. Leah Powell

    June 6, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  6. Lillian Green

    July 6, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  7. Timothy Guzman

    August 5, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  8. Roger Howard

    September 4, 2014 at 1:19 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  9. Adrian Tucker

    October 4, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  10. Bill Hall

    November 3, 2014 at 2:17 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  11. Vincent Perry

    December 3, 2014 at 2:18 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  12. Warren Santos

    January 2, 2015 at 2:20 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  13. Douglas Rice

    February 1, 2015 at 2:21 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  14. Billy Richardson

    March 3, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  15. Lewis Hudson

    April 2, 2015 at 1:21 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  16. Corey Manning

    May 2, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  17. Casy Haynes

    June 1, 2015 at 1:22 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  18. Russel Kimenez

    July 1, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

  19. Sydney Barber

    July 31, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    A mild Pico de gallo goes really well with a lot of white fish meals, like salmon or swordfish. They really bring out the fish flavor with the vegetable and lime juices.

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