I love a good pico de gallo. I like to eat it with chips, and I like to put a few dollops on as a garnish on a Mexican dish of nearly any kind. Honestly, this one is so good I’ve eaten it with a spoon!
But like most of the recipes here, it needs to be quick, it needs to be easy, and it ideally needs to use ingredients that I already have on hand.
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Also like many of the recipes I share here, it’s got a shortcut, which makes it ideal for a busy woman like myself.
And in addition to all of that, it tastes AMAZING!
Here is how I make zesty pico de gallo.
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For this recipe you will need:
- 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 1/2 large red onion, chopped
- 1 large green pepper, chopped
- 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 2 teaspoons Italian dressing mix, like this one HERE
- 1/2 teaspoon lime juice
- 2 Tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)
This recipe is as simple as chopping everything and throwing it all together. I say to give it at least to hours for all the flavors to meld together well. I find the longer in sits, the better it gets!