Homemade Salsa otherwise known as Pico de Gallo

Homemade Fresh Salsa (Pico de Gallo)

Fresh homemade salsa is whipped up in a matter of minutes and perfect for Mexican night on tacos or a simple appetizer served with tortillas.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword salsa
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author Fraîche Nutrition


  • 2 ½ cups finely chopped heirloom tomatoes (regular tomatoes can be substituted)
  • 1/2 seeded (de-veined & finely diced jalapeno pepper
  • 1/3 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • juice of 2 limes
  • sea salt (to taste)


  1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl and serve with the best tortillas you can find!  You can make this a few hours ahead and keep it in the fridge until guests arrive. Store leftover salsa in the fridge in a covered container for up to 3 days.