Scooping Pico de Gallo with tortilla chips

Pico de Gallo (Fresh Salsa)

An easy recipe for pico de gallo, also known as salsa fresca or fresh salsa. Made with tomatoes, peppers, onions, cilantro and lime, this is a popular healthy snack to serve with chips, on tacos, or with grilled meats.
Course Appetizers and Healthy Snacks
Cuisine Mexican, Tex-Mex
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 36kcal
Author Flavour & Savour


  • 4 medium ripe tomatoes cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper finely diced
  • 1/4 cup onion, red or white or a combination of both finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeƱo minced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 lime (juice of)
  • salt to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and toss with lime juice and salt. Serve with tortilla chips and guacamole, or with tacos or with grilled meats or fish.


This recipe makes 2 cups of fresh salsa.


Calories: 36kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 356mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1710IU | Vitamin C: 49.2mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 0.4mg