Pico de Gallo Salsa

 

Pico de gallo recipe

Weight Watcher friendly fresh pico de gallo salsa that is easy to make, delicious, and ZERO SmartPoints! This salsa is perfect for fajitas, tacos, and eggs.

 

Living in Texas, I have the luxury of finding freshly made Pico de Gallo courtesy of my neighborhood grocery store.  I buy a package of this amazing, fresh stuff once a week, because, well my husband and I put Pico de Gallo on pretty much everything we eat.  Honestly, it’s a bit overpriced to buy the pre-made salsa when I can easily make it myself with fresh ingredients.  My Pico de Gallo Salsa recipe is easy to make and delicious.  This is a Weight Watcher friendly recipe and it’s ZERO SmartPoints for two tablespoons!

 

My husband and I love to add a scoop of this fresh salsa to tacos, grilled chicken, burrito bowls, salad, and eggs!  A little pro tip to keep home made pico fresh is to add just a dash of white vinegar.  By adding vinegar, this will stay fresh for up to 1 week in the refrigerator!!

 

Pico de Gallo

 

Pico de Gallo Salsa is easy to make, fresh, and the perfect addition to any Mexican inspired dish!  I make this at least once a week so that I can have fresh pico de gallo on hand at all times.  I love to add pico to breakfast tacos, burrito bowls, tacos, and even just a fried egg!

 

I hope you enjoy these bites of flavor!

   

For Pico de Gallo Salsa, here are my “go-to” kitchen essentials:

 

 

 

Serves 16, 2 Tablespoons Per Serving

Pico de Gallo Salsa

0 SMARTPOINTS per serving

5 minPrep Time

5 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 4 Medium Tomatoes (seeds removed)
  • ¼ Cup Cilantro
  • ¼ Cup White Onion
  • ½ Jalapeno
  • 2 Tablespoons Lime Juice (1 Fresh Squeezed Lime)
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • Half Zest of a Lime
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt (or fresh cracked salt)
  • 1 Tablespoon Green Onion

Instructions

  1. To remove seeds from the tomatoes, lay tomato on a cutting board so the stem faces the side. Cut the tomato in half. Using a spoon, scoop out the seeds and liquid.
  2. Chop tomatoes, onions, jalapeno, and green onion into small pieces.
  3. Combine ingredients with lime juice, garlic powder, lime zest, and salt.
  4. Store in an airtight container for at least 1 hour before serving.

Notes

Add 2 teaspoons of white vinegar to ensure the pico de gallo stays fresh longer. Add half a serrano to make more spice.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 2 Tablespoons
Servings Per Container 16

Amount Per Serving
Calories 15 Calories from Fat 1.8
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.2g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat g
Cholesterol mg 0%
Sodium mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 2.9g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 0.7g 1%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

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