Sunday, October 28, 2012

pica de gallo {simple salsa}

For cheesy, carbo loaded Mexican dishes, it's nice to have the companionship of fresh and healthy pica de gallo or salsa. This is very simple to make -- all you do it chop & mix! 


Roma tomatoes - 6
White onion - 2 small or 1 med
Green pepper - 1 med
Jalapeno - 2
Cilantro - 1/2 cup full or more if you want

Lemon juice - 2 tsp
Seasoned salt - 1 tsp
Black pepper - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp


  1. Take out seeds from Jalapeno and green peppers. Chop Jalapeno more finely than the rest of the veggies. 
  2. Chop all the ingredients under [A].  You can use chopper or blender to save some time. 


  1. Mix chopped [A] ingredients and [B] ingredients in a bowl. Mix well and let it sit in the fridge for at least couple of hours. Make sure you taste before you store. Adjust taste to your liking.


  1. This can be a good snack with tortilla chips or as side kick to main dish like burritos or enchiladas. 

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