Simple Pico de Gallo from 'Ultimate Nachos'

Use this simple salsa to top the Ball Park Nachos and Jerk Chicken Nachos from Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson's new cookbook, Ultimate Nachos.

Reprinted with permission from Ultimate Nachos: From Nachos and Guacamole to Salsas and Cocktails by Lee Frank and Rachel Anderson, copyright 2013. Published by St. Martin's Griffin. All rights reserved. Available wherever books are sold.

Simple Pico de Gallo from 'Ultimate Nachos'

About This Recipe

Yield:Makes 2 cups
Active time:10 minutes
Total time:10 minutes
This recipe appears in: Jerk Chicken Nachos from 'Ultimate Nachos' Ball Park Nachos from 'Ultimate Nachos'


  • 2 large tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt


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    In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, jalapeño, and garlic. Fold the chopped cilantro into the mixture. Add the lime juice and season the pico de gallo with salt to taste.

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