Some like it HOT! Mmmm...Salsa fresca!!
Recipe type: Appetizer, Condiment
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 4 Cups
Fresh Pico de Gallo. Use as a topping for your favorite Mexican dishes or serve with chips.
  • 8-10 really ripe Roma tomatoes
  • 2-3 jalapeƱos depending upon size and heat
  • ½-1 habenaro (optional...if you like it HOT)
  • 1 large Texas sweet or Vidalia sweet onion
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic (about 4t minced if you use jarred instead of fresh...either works)
  • a handful cilantro (more or less depending on how much you like that flavor)
  • 1 small can tomato paste (use ½-whole can depending on ripeness of tomatoes and for thickening)
  • ¼ C white vinegar
  • ¼-1/2 C sugar
  • 1-2 T kosher or sea salt
  1. Place ingredients in a food processor or blender (hand chop if preferred)
  2. Blend to desired consistency
Recipe by Changing Seasonings at