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Homemade Pico de Gallo Recipe

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  • Author: Brandie


This fresh and easy Pico de Gallo recipe will be a hit in your house!


  • Tomatoes (4 Roma or 3 small vine ripe – about 1 pound)

  • 1 cup onion, chopped finely

  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped finely

  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, snipped and loosely packed

  • ½ teaspoon finely shredded lime peel

  • Juice from freshly squeezed lime 

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

  • Salt to taste


  1. Zest 1 Lime and squeeze the juice from it. Add both to the bowl.
  2. Combine all ingredients from above in a large bowl then add the cumin and salt (to taste). Now mix all ingredients well.
  3. Transfer to a sealed container and place in the refrigerator, or serve immediately.
  4. It is best to eat it fresh but it will keep for 3 days.
  5. Serve with tortilla chips or on top of tacos, quesadillas, or other Mexican dishes.
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