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Pico de Gallo 2
From: Chapulin Colorado

Here is a simple basic salsa called" Pico de Gallo."
It can be improved or improvised by adding different types of chiles or by changing the consistency (i.e. blending, mashing,chopping)

  • 4 or 5 medium sized tomatoes (if you can't find ripe tomatoes use Roma type)
  • one small onion
  • 2 Jalapeno chiles (or whatever you can handle!)
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • one bunch of cilantro
  • juice of two small limes (mexican or key lime is best, lemon also okay)
  • 2 tbs. of olive oil
  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste
Chop all ingredients very fine and mix them thoroughly. Add oil, salt and a little water.

You can use canned tomatoes if fresh tomatoes are too green.
Yellow chiles are also a nice addition because they are very flavorful.
Try Serrano chiles if you want a hotter salsa.
I love making my own salsas and I do lots of experimenting so if you or anyone else needs any tips or recipes, feel free to write.