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Easy Pico de Gallo

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 3 pints 1x
  • Category: Sauce, Dip
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Vegan


No bottled sauce or salsa comes close to the taste of something you made yourself with good, fresh, quality ingredients, like this Easy Pico de Gallo.


  • 24-32 oz cherry and/or grape tomatoes (about 2 pints)
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup diced green onions
  • 1-2 diced jalapenos
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 bunch chopped cilantro
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1/4 tsp Mexican oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt - or to taste


  1. Slice tomatoes into small halves or fourths.  Place in strainer to drain.
  2. Add 1 cup finely diced red onion to a large bowl
  3. Add green onions and mix
  4. Add jalapenos and mix.  Note:  If you like it spicy, leave the seeds and membranes in one or both jalapenos.  And if you REALLY like it hot - sub in a Serrano or Habanero Pepper) 
  5. Add cilantro and mix.
  6. Add drained tomatoes and mix.
  7. Add lime juice, lime zest, and mix.
  8. Add oregano and salt and adjust to taste.

Keywords: pico de gallo, salsa