Chef Scott's Pico de Gallo

Chef Scott's Pico de Gallo

Scott Fortin 7

"Tomatoes, cilantro, and spices in perfect harmony!"


1 h 30 m servings 51 cals
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Original recipe yields 25 servings



  • Calories:
  • 51 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 562 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, salt, black pepper, garlic, and lime juice into a large mixing bowl. Pour in the vinegar and vegetable oil, and gently mix to combine. Cover, and refrigerate 1 hour before serving.
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  1. 58 Ratings


This is a great base for pico de gallo, however I have to agree with the other reviewers in that I would never add the black pepper, white vinegar or veg. oil. It's just not necessary. I would a...

This is almost identical to my husband's recipe! The only thing he does differently is to add a little cumin and use red wine vinegar. It's super fresh tasting, and a great addition to any Mexic...

This could be a 5 star if the amount of oil was decreased by about half, as it was way too greasy for my taste. I also followed the other reviewer's advice and added red wine vinegar, which was ...

Oil? Vinegar? Black pepper? Why would anyone put that in Pico de Gallo or any other salsa? Otherwise fine.

Sorry Chef, but as I was in the midst of making this and gave it a taste I realized the lime juice provided enough acid and there was no way I could add either the vinegar or the oil. I also had...

Nice and fresh tasting... I used red wine vinegar instead of white, less oil and cilantro, and a touch of cumin. Easy to play around with the amounts of ingredients to suit your taste. Thanks ...

This was very good and tasted like the Pico de Gallo we had in Mexico. I halved the recipe so I wouldn't have a "ton". I used red wine vinegar as others had suggested. My husband's only reque...

OMG! This is GREAT! Add a little cumin to it and be the winner. I up'd to 5 jalepenos. From TX so know about heat!

A few changes. I guess for personal taste. I like to use spanish white onion, jalapeno, and avocado in addition. Use fresh lime juice. And plenty of cilantro. Very yummy.