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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 !

Recipes for thanksgiving potatoes!

Recipes for Thanksgiving are one of the most sought after family traditions. More and more families have very old holiday recipes that they pass down from generation to generation. However, not every family has this benefit of old recipes that they can follow for a great family dinner.

So what can you do to make your Thanksgiving dinner a success? One of the best things to make for the special night are side dishes. A side dish can often times make or break your Turkey dinner! One sure bet, however, is a plate of garlic mashed potatoes to pass around the table. This vegetable is simple enough to make too, all you need are some potatoes, garlic, salt, pepper, and some butter.

How to make garlic potatoes:
Boil your with a few cloves of garlic in the water until the potatoes are soft, they put the potatoes and the garlic in a large bow. Let them cool a minute. Next grab some butter, salt, and pepper to taste! And mash them until you get the texture that you like.

Some people love “chunky” mashed while other prefer the smooth texture better. Whatever you decide garlic mashed potatoes is a great recipe for Thanksgiving that are simple and can make your dinner a success.