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Garden Fresh Pico de Gallo

This morning I sat staring at so many tomatoes picked from my garden last night. I have cherries, grapes and regular tomatoes and decided I better make some Pico de Gallo.

We were also able to pick a half a dozen jalapeno peppers. The plants are doing better this year than any other year I've ever tried to grow them which is exciting for my husband and I. We cook with jalapenos alot.

So I cut some fresh cilantro (it's also doing great for me this year... that's a first also!) and got to chopping.

Here's how I threw it together. Pico de Gallo is a very forgiving dish. I rarely end up making it the same way due to what and how much of the veggies are available out of our garden. I did leave out garlic this time and decided I like it without garlic better.

How is everyone elses garden growing? Have you made any tomatoe sauce, salsa, or canned anything yet?

3 cups grape tomatoes, seeded and chopped (can use plum or romas also)
1 cup finely chopped onion
3 jalapeno peppers, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoon lime juice
salt and pepper, to taste

Combine ingredients in a glass or other non-reactive bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.


  1. Thank you for another great recipe!


  2. I am drooling looking at your picture. Thanks so much for this recipe. It is right up my alley- easy, healthy and delicious!

  3. My cilantro died early on and I didn't replant it. Basil and thyme did great though.

    I haven't canned anything yet. I've made a lot of refrigerator pickles, but I think I'll have to make some traditional canned pickles soon; lots of little cucumbers on the vine.

    Our tomatoes are just now coming ripe, but there should be a lot of them if we can keep the possum(s) out of them.

  4. GCG-Debbie I'm glad you enjoy it!

  5. Precious You know me, the simpler the better. I was out of tortilla chips and my husband has been eating this on everything! lol

  6. Annie I planted my cilantro in a pot this year. I placed it where it would get morning son, but be in the shade in the afternoons. I water it everyday! I'm thinking this may have been the difference in why I was able to grow it this year. The possums love getting into my tomatoes also. errrrr