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Salsa recipe_pico de gallo-a tomato based vegan side dish from Mexico

Pico de gallo

Pico de gallo is a delicious vegan Mexican side dish full of fresh flavors. Enjoy this dish chips or any other snack of your choice.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 41kcal


  • 2 large ripe tomatoes very finely chopped
  • 1 capsicum very finely chopped
  • 1 red onion very finely chopped
  • 1-2 garlic cloves grated
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped/ you can also use jalapeno for a classic recipe.
  • 2-3 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1.5 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup optional, but it tastes really great with ketchup and it also helps in keeping all the ingredients together)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt as per taste


  • Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  • Serve with tortilla chips, burritos, quesadilla or any dish of your choice.


Calories: 41kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 227mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1394IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg