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Pico De Gallo
By Serves 8

Fresh, cheap ingredients make this appetizer a great addition to any party, dinner, or any other main dish. Make sure to let the Pico marinate a while for full flavor.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 1 Minute

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  1. 5 Roma Tomatoes or 3 Green house tomatoes
  2. 1 medium red onion
  3. 2 Jalapeno or Serrano peppers
  4. 2 Cloves garlic
  5. 1 Small bunch cilantro
  6. 1 lime

You may also need:

Bowl, Kitchen Knife, Spoon

Step 1:

Dice tomatoes. Place in a strainer to drain excess water, set aside.

Step 2:

Mince onion and garlic and cilantro.

Step 3:

Mince peppers. To control the heat, remove more seeds to lessen the heat, or keep them all in to keep the pico spicy.

Step 4:

Combine all ingredients, except lime, in a large mixing bowl and toss to combine.

Step 5:

Roll lime forcefully on cutting board to loosen liquid inside. Cut lime in half and squeeze juice into mixing bowl. Make sure to keep the seeds out. Mix again.

Step 6:

Place Pico de gallo into a seal-able container and set in fridge to let the juices mix for better flavor. As little as an hour, or as much as two days. Serve on/with anything, and enjoy.

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