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WHAT IS PICO DE GALLO?
It is thought that the Mexican state of Jalisco is where the phrase “Pico de Gallo” — which translates as “rooster's beak” — was first used. Pico de Gallo is a flavorful Mexican salsa that is made with a combination of ingredients with vibrant colors.
This includes diced tomatoes, onions, cilantro, and chilies. These are the main ingredients in a traditional Pico de Gallo. This then is combined and seasoned with lime juice, salt, and fresh chilies, like jalapenos or serrano peppers.
To preserve the flavors and keep them tasting new and brightly colored the ingredients are typically finely chopped and combined in a bowl right before serving. The versatile salsa Pico de Gallo can be used in many different applications.
It is frequently served as a topping for grilled meats or seafood. As well as a sauce for tacos, fajitas, and other Mexican dishes. Additionally, it can be added as a salad dressing or a garnish to baked potatoes or tortilla chips.
This loved salsa has a number of benefits as well. Including being low in calories and fat. Plus, it is a good source of vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants. Pico de Gallo is a healthy and tasty addition to any meal thanks to its vibrant flavors.
There are tons of different types of salsas. What makes this different from those is that the components for this are always fresh and finely chopped. It adds an excellent chunky feel and substance to tacos and more. With this, it is less wet compared to other recipes. Salsa has a texture more akin to a purée and can call for roasted or cooked tomatoes.
WHAT ARE THE INGREDIENTS TO MAKE PINEAPPLE PICO DE GALLO SALSA?
To be able to make this yummy recipe, you are going to need a couple of fresh ingredients. Most of the simple ingredients on this list you probably already have. Here are the things you are going to need for this salsa:
- Diced Tomato
- Diced Pineapple
- Chopped Red Onion
- Jalapeños (chopped and seeds removed)
- Minced Cilantro
- Lime Juice
- Roasted Cumin Powder
HOW TO MAKE PINEAPPLE PICO DE GALLO SALSA RECIPE
Now that you have gathered all of your ingredients, it is time to make this pineapple jalapeno salsa recipe. Follow the instructions below for the best results!
STEP ONE: PREPARE THE INGREDIENTS
Grab your fresh tomatoes, sweet pineapple, zesty lime juice, and the rest of the ingredients. Chop or dice all the components that need to be sliced up. Be sure to finely chop them. If you want to make chunky salsa, you can just cut them into larger pieces.
STEP TWO: COMBINE THE PREPARED ELEMENTS
Get a large bowl or a medium bowl, depending on how much you are making. Just as long as there is room for you to mix and combine the ingredients. Mix until everything is fully combined. Before going to the next step, do a taste test to adjust the spice level of the salsa.
STEP THREE: CHILL THE MIXTURE
Transfer the salsa fresca into an airtight container. This could be placed in a Mason Jar or a Tupperware, just make sure it is an air-tight container. Using this will keep your salsa fresh. Leave it in the fridge for about 4 to 5 hours before serving for best results!
STEP FOUR: SERVE YOUR HOMEMADE PICO DE GALLO
After that is chilled perfectly, you can now serve it! Enjoy it with your favorite tortilla chips. They also make a perfect topping for any Mexican food!
WEIGHT WATCHERS POINTS
This is a perfect Weight Watchers recipe because there are zero points! It is made with zero point foods.
Be sure to track any chips you may eat with it. To save points on chips you could eat it with fresh veggies instead.
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- 1 cup tomato,diced
- 3 cups pineapple, diced
- ¾ cup red onion,diced
- 2 tablespoon chopped jalapeños, seeds removed
- 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
- 2 tsp lime juice
- 1 tsp salt
- ½ tsp pepper
- 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
1. In a large bowl Add all ingredients and mix to combine.
2. Cover and chill for 4-5 hours. Enjoy with Tortilla Chips
There are zero Weight Watchers points for this recipe.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 66Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 584mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 2gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g
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