Secret Ingredient Pico de Gallo

Secret Ingredient Pico de Gallo

Jenny 69

"This is a pico de gallo recipe that will have everyone asking 'how did you make this?' They will be surprised when you tell them the ingredients include a pickle!"


1 h 20 m servings 49 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 49 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 126 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, combine the onion, jalapeno pepper, bell pepper, dill pickle, and diced tomatoes. Stir in lime juice and cilantro; season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover, and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving, preferably overnight.
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  1. 20 Ratings


I basicly made this the same way, but instead of pickle I used a chopped seeded cucumber, and no red pepper. We had it that way in a Mexican Resteraunt[sp?], My husband and I loved it.

pretty good. we love pico de gallo and make it often. we love the "secret ingredient", it adds just the right amount of crispy, saltiness. we use red onion, Roma tomatoes, and add a tablespoo...

As far as improving on a such a simple dish, the pickle goes a long way. Lime juice a must and we added garlic. Very enjoyable.

We loved this! I did add a little bit extra cilantro but ONLY because I wanted to finish using what I had left in the fridge. I am making another batch soon to take to a pickle loving neighbor....

Great taste! I omitted the jalapeno and instead used Hot & Spicy Dill Babies for the pickles. Thanks!

GREAT recipe! I loved the tang and zip the dill pickles gave it. I also added a little shredded cabbage to add more body. Instead of the traditional taco fillings, we layered the taco meat and t...

Very nice recipe

excellent....I added 2 tablespoons of garlic

OMG they are so good going to make some more right now c ua latter !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!