Sunday, May 8, 2011

Pico de Gallo

2 tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped
1/2 medium red onion, finely chopped
1/4 -1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
1-2 jalapeƱo peppers, finely chopped (or local hot pepper)
2-3 Tablespoons lime or lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste

  • Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  • Serve as a condiment for quesadillas, tacos, yucca chips, steak, anything!

Makes about 2 cups

Adjust the quantities to achieve your preferred taste- saltier, spicier, etc.

(Adapted from Steven Raichlen's Healthy Latin Cooking)

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