Category Archives: Side dish

How To Make Pico De Gallo Easy Recipe

If you have 4 simple ingredients you can make Pico De Gallo with this easy recipe!  Did you know that the other name for it is salsa fresca? Obviously by now you know that Pico is a Mexican dish the translslation for it means “rooster’s beak” and you can use it for various dishes in Mexican Cuisine. The best use for it however is as a topping for a multitude of different hispanic foods! Use it to dress your taco, fish, sorta, and even as a simple dip.

Pico de galloThis Mexican style salsa is served uncooked and with “raw” ingredients and will look like a simple salsa once finished. This image depicts the simple recipe used here!

EASY RECIPE FOR PICO DE GALLO (Yields about 2 cups)


  • 6 Roma tomatoes that are fairly firm. ( you can use 2 large from
  • The vine if you don’t have or cannot find Roma)
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 Limes (to taste)
  • 1/4 Cup cilantro (used to taste)
  • Salt & Pepper

Simple Directions:

Prep: Cut tomatoes in half and scoop out the seeds

Chop onion and  tomatos evenly (not too small) and place in a medium sized bowl. Chop cilantro and add to other ingredients. squeeze 1 lime into dish with all the ingredients. Toss the salsa and add salt and pepper to taste. Add juice form the other lime if needed. Give a final mix and serve !

Easy Roasted Asparagus Side dish recipe

One of my favorite vegetable side dishes is grilled or baked asparagus and sometimes it takes a simple recipe to make those meals prefect.


This is hands down one of my go to vegetable recipes that is packed full of flavor, fast to prepare, and so easy to make.

If you have kids and need to keep them occupied while you cook asking them to help in the kitchen is great family time and this recipe should be great for them to help with.

Easy Roasted Asparagus recipe:


Olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, grated parmesan cheese (optional), and a bundle or bunch of asparagus.


Preheat oven to 450°

Wash clean and snap off the ends of the asparagus, if you need details on this ill add it to another post soon.

Line a baking sheet with foil (for easier clean-up later). Lightly spray the pan with anti stick cooking spray.

In a bowl toss asparagus with a light even coat of olive oil and the rest of the spices. Salt, pepper, and garlic to taste or just lightly if this is your first time preparing the dish.

In one layer lay out asparagus evenly across the baking sheet and bake until the veggie is tender.

Serve as a side and enjoy this fast side dish!