Guapo’s Famous Fresh Pico de Gallo

Guapo’s Famous Fresh Pico de Gallo

This salsa is one of the most sought after recipes in DC, and a little digging unearthed the Washington Post article from 2006 with the recipe. It takes less than 5 minutes and is hands down the best salsa ever.

Details

  • Yield: 1 quart
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Course: Salsa
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Author: FlashRecipe.com

Ingredients

  • 1 large jalapeno , stemmed (halve and remove seeds for less heat)
  • 1 can tomato juice (11-12 oz)
  • 1 small white onion , chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes , cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil

Instructions

  1. Place the jalapeno chili peppers in a food processor with the tomato juice and pulse until almost smooth.

  2. Transfer to a medium bowl and add the onions, tomatoes, cilantro, salt, pepper, cumin and oil, stirring to combine.

  3. Taste and adjust seasoning.

  4. Serve with tortilla chips.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 1 quart, Amount per serving: 360 calories, Calories: 360g, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 29g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 3515mg, Potassium: 878mg, Fiber: 6g, Sugar: 11g, Vitamin A: 2740g, Vitamin C: 60.6g, Calcium: 91g, Iron: 3.2g

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