Salsa Dishes from the Garden: Pico de Gallo

Mexican food is hot.

8-6-2010-2

Fresh pico de gallo is a colorful and tasty addition to any mexican meal.

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Pico de Gallo

Makes about 1 cup

This is not for the faint of heart.

• 1 large tomato, peeled and seeded
• 4 fresh jalapeño chiles, seeds and membranes removed
• 1 small onion, peeled
• 2 tablespoons or more chopped cilantro
• 2 tablespoons vinegar or lemon or lime juice

Salt to taste

Finely chop the tomatoes, peppers, and onion by hand. Stir in the remaining ingredients.


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