The perfect topping for any Mexican dish is Pico de Gallo. Not just any pico will cut it though. The tomatoes have to be the perfect ripeness, and the jalapeno has to have the right amount of heat, and the cilantro has to be fresh! In this pico, if you have the freshest ingredients to start with, you will come away with the perfect Pico de Gallo that closely resembles the topping from your favorite Mexican restaurant that you love so much.
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What do you need?
1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes
1/4 cup diced red onion
1 tablespoon seeded and diced jalapeno
2 tablespoons minced cilantro
juice from 2 limes
salt and pepper to taste
What do you do?
Mix together all your ingredients and place in an air tight container.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.