Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Pico De Gallo




My husband and I go to dinner very often with his parents, we usually go to this Mexican place that is around the corner from their house. Mazatlan has very good food, my husband and his dad simply love the chips and salsa. One of the last times we all met for dinner my husband got a dish of Pico De Gallo on the side, his dad and him just flipped for it, they thought it was the best stuff on the table. Immediately my husband turned to me and asked if this would be very hard to make at home, to look at it I really didn't think so, and let me just say it is so very easy.


6 - Roma Tomatoes Diced (seeded)
1/2 Small - Red Onion (diced)
1/2 Small - Walla Walla Sweet Onion (diced)
1 - JalapeƱo (seeded & diced)
1 - Serrano Pepper (seeded & diced)
1 C. - Chopped Fresh Cilantro
2 Tbs. - Lime Juice
1 Tsp. - Salt

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and let stand at room temperature for 1 hour to blend the flavors. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Serve with chips, tacos, burritos or enchiladas.


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15 comments:

Grace said...

pico de gallo is so fresh and refreshing! i love it as an ingredient in tacos and such, but i also like it by the spoonful. :)

Leslie said...

I love fresh Pico De Gallo

Kaitlin said...

I love the challenge of recreating my restaurant dishes! It sounds like this one is a big success.

Cookie said...

I always order Pico De Gallo at any Mexican restaurant and add it to salads, tacos and just about anything else we order. SO refreshing and yummy! I can't wait to try making it myself!

Kasha said...

Ah MaryBeth! I was just wondering what to do with my excess tomatoes! Thank you! You always have great ideas.

Jennifer said...

I too love attempting to recreate restaurant favorites. Pico de galla is something we both love too! Thanks for the recipe!

Amanda said...

Wow that looks really good, and so fresh!

5 Star Foodie said...

Great job recreating this delicious and refreshing pico de gallo, awesome!

teresa said...

this looks wonderful, i love fresh pico de gallo!

Donna-FFW said...

This sounds delightful. I love pico de gallo and all fresh like this, oh yes, speaking my language entirely.

Cheryl said...

That was delish, the perfect balance of acidity and heat!

Barbara said...

What a super recipe and good for you for re-creating it at home. Can't wait to give it a try!

Lisa said...

I love pico de gallo. A dish of this and some tortilla chips makes a great appetizer or snack and makes the most of the abundant seasonal produce. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Anonymous said...

Hey Ed & Marybeth, Greetings from Mexico! Fabiola and I really enjoy reading your blog, we are learning alot. Fabi is an amazing cook, and I will send you some of her recipes for great Mexican dishes!!

take care and talk soon,
Ed & Fabiola Buckley
Acapulco, Mexico

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