It’s Cinco de Mayo, and I’ve got nothing but Mexican food on my mind today! So, I’m sharing my favorite, super easy, authentic pico de gallo recipe. Not only do I use this 0 Points dish as a dip for tortilla chips, but I use it to top many other foods as well…chicken, fish, salads, sandwiches. My husband will even eat it straight up with a spoon!

It may take a few attempts for you to customize this salsa recipe, and have it adjusted to your specific tastes. If you like it spicy, you may want to add a bit more jalapeño and garlic. If you want a slightly sweeter flavor, you may prefer red onion. But you really can’t go wrong with this…experimenting with the recipe is fun and delicious! My kids eat it a lot, so this is my mild version. It tastes so fresh and flavorful, I just can’t ever get enough of it. Good thing it’s 0 Points! Now, if we could just do something about those tortilla chips…

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Easy Pico de Gallo Recipe

Fresh, flavorful, and incredibly simple, this uncooked salsa is a perfect compliment to your favorite Mexican meals.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 6 Roma tomatoes finely diced
  • 1 medium onion finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and very finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Juice of 1 lime fresh squeezed
  • Salt to taste


  • Combine all ingredients together in a medium sized bowl, and adjust salt as desired.
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Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is about 3/4 cup
Each serving = 0 Smart Points

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