Pico de gallo

Dietician's Tip

Serve this fresh uncooked tomato salsa with chips, tacos or grilled fish.


  • 2 whole Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup diced red or white onion
  • 2 tablespoons diced jalapeno pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt


In a medium bowl, combine all of the ingredients; mix well. Refrigerate salsa for at least 1 hour before serving.

Serving Information

Serves 4

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories: 19
Total carbohydrate: 4 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Dietary fiber: 1 g
Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
Protein: 1 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Serving size: 1/3 cup
Sodium: 150 mg
Total fat: 0 g

DASH Eating Plan Servings

Vegetables: 1/2

Diabetes Meal Plan Choices

Dairy foods (low-fat or fat-free): 1

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid Servings

Vegetables: 1

Last Updated May 13, 2016

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