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Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is a vibrant and refreshing Mexican salsa that adds a burst of flavor to any dish. This homemade version is simple to make and elevates your culinary creations. Serve it alongside your favorite Mexican dishes such as low carb beef tacos or keto quesadilla.


  • 4 salad tomatoes, deseeded and finely diced

  • ½ red onion, finely diced

  • 2 tbsp (15g) jalapeño peppers from a jar, drained and finely chopped

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed or finely minced

  • 15g bunch of parsley or coriander (leaves only), roughly chopped

  • Juice of 1 lime

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine the diced tomatoes, red onion, jalapeño peppers, and minced garlic.

  2. Add the chopped parsley or coriander leaves to the bowl.

  3. Squeeze the juice of one lime over the mixture.

  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Gently toss all the ingredients together until well combined.

  6. Allow the Pico de Gallo to sit for about 10-15 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

  7. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.

  8. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.


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