Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Perfect Pico de Gallo

With the weather warming up my body craves fresh foods.  I want color in my diet.  Reds, oranges, yellows, purples, greens, I want it all!  And my summer condiment of choice is Pico de Gallo!  To me it is the perfect embodiment of the freshness of summer and it's ALWAYS in my fridge.  It is so simple to make and goes on just about anything!  I can't wait to share with you how I make it so...

Let's Get Started!

Perfect Pico de Gallo:
*Prep Time:  15 min.  *Cook Time:  --  *Difficulty:  Easy  *Servings:  8 cups 


  •  5 Roma Tomatoes, diced
  • 1 Red Onion, diced
  • 1/2 of a Jalapeno Pepper, with the ribs a seeds removed, and diced
  • 4-6 Cloves of Garlic, minced
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1/4 c. Fresh Cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

In a mixing bowl you will add the diced tomatoes,

red onion,



lime zest,

lime juice,

chopped cilantro,


and pepper.

Stir it all together and taste for seasoning.
Make and adjustments you feel it needs.

And it is that simple!

It's fresh, salty, and slightly spicy!  This Perfect Pico de Gallo goes over chicken, rice, or can simply be served with chips!  It is absolutely delicious!  So this summer don't waist your time with those flavorless jarred salsa.  Get in the kitchen and whip up a batch of this AMAZING condiment!  You will be so glad you did!

Now if you will excuse me, I am going in for a bite!

As always y'all...

Happy Reading, Happy Eating, and Happy Living,
~The Kitchen Wife~


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