perfect pico de gallo in a blue bowl, ready to served in a rustic brown tray

Perfect Pico de Gallo

Perfect Pico de Gallo. You’re craving Mexican food. You break out the avocado, which is always a must. But it just needs something to kick it up a notch. A little heat, a dose of fresh, a tang of lime. My friends, Perfect Pico de Gallo is the simple, quick and oh so delicious answer. Super fresh. Healthy. Tasty. Plant Based. Gluten Free. How can you go wrong?

Don’t forget to use Perfect Pico de Gallo when you’re making Healthy Holy Guacamole. And add it Terrific Tofu Taco Meat on Taco Tuesdays.

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Perfect Pico de Gallo

Perfect Pico de Gallo is a super fresh blend of tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, and green onions with just enough lime to give it that “woohoo fresh lime” taste. Super fresh. Healthy. Tasty. Gluten Free. Plant Based. Vegan.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Appetizer, Gluten Free, Plant Based, Tex-Mex, Vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 22kcal


  • 1 cup diced Garden Tomatoes (seeds and pulp removed before dicing)
  • 3/4 cup diced Sweet Onion
  • 2 Green Onions, diced
  • 1 Fresh Jalapeno, diced (remove more seeds and stem for less heat)
  • 1 clove Garlic, minced
  • Leaves from 3 stems of Fresh Cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Lime, juiced


  • Remove pulp and seeds from 3 garden tomatoes. Dice remaining flesh. Should be approximately 1 cup. Place into mixing bowl.
    Cored red tomatoes on a white cutting board
  • Add onion, green onions, jalapeno, garlic, cilantro, salt, and lime juice into mixing bowl. Fold together gently with spoon or spatula.
    mixed perfect pico de gallo in a bowl with a red spatula
  • Serve immediately or place in refrigerator for later.
  • Enjoy!


  • Makes approximately 2 cups.
  • Great as an appetizer with tortilla chips, or use as a condiment on almost any Mexican dish.
  • Keeps in refrigerator for 5 to 7 days.


Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Sodium: 150mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Vitamin C: 14.5mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.3mg

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