Salsa Fresca

Salsa Fresca also known as Pico de Gallo is a very simple fresh salsa that is the perfect addition to most Mexican dishes. This is my preferred dip for chips with a side of guacamole.

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Salsa Fresca

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Pico de Gallo, Salsa Fresca
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 cups


  • 1 15 oz can petite diced tomatoes I prefer Red Gold chili and lime or plain
  • 1/2 large red onion or sweet onion, minced
  • 1 jalapeño stemmed, seeded if desired and minced
  • 1/2 bunch Cilantro leaves, rough chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a mixing bowl combine all the ingredients.
  • Mix well. Serve.
  • Store in a covered container in the refrigerator.

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