Pico de Gallo
Pico de gallo is a Mexican staple that translates to 'rooster beak'. Years ago, salsa was eaten with a thumb and finger, which when held together, resembles a rooster beak. It has a combination of flavors that enhances almost any dish.
3 plum tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
1/4 cup red onion, diced
1 medium jalapeño, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 fresh lime
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
- Add the tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño, garlic, chilantro, juice from the lime, and salt and pepper to a medium bowl.
- Mix and allow the flavors to combine for about 30 minutes. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve.
Makes about 1 1/2 cups.
Recipe provided courtesy of HolidayKitchen.tv. Photograph property of CooksRecipes.com.