Homemade Spicy Pico De Gallo With Veggies From The Garden

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This Homemade Spicy Pico De Gallo is made with fresh ingredients that can boost the flavor to any Mexican themed meal.

Homemade pico de gallo

What’s the Difference Between Pico De Gallo and Salsa?

The main difference between pico de gallo and salsa is texture. Pico de gallo consists of raw, diced ingredients, adding both a chunky texture and fresh flavor to any meal. Salsa is made with similar ingredients. However, it is pureed for a thinner consistency and tends to be more liquidy. Both add delicious flavor to any meal!

How to Exemplify the Flavors in Fresh Pico De Gallo

Here are several of my top tips to increase the flavor within this Homemade Spicy Pico De Gallo:

What Should You Serve with Pico De Gallo?

Looking for more inspiration to complete your taco Tuesday? Here are several of my favorite recipes to pair with this homemade spicy pico de gallo:

Homemade Spicy Pico De Gallo

This Homemade Spicy Pico De Gallo is made with fresh ingredients that can boost the flavor to any Mexican themed meal.
Prep Time15 minutes
Marinate in refrigerator1 day
Total Time1 day 15 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Servings: 4 servings


  • 2 red tomatoes chopped
  • ¼ red onion chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ½ jalapeño seeds removed, minced
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • 1 lime freshly juiced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • cilantro chopped, per preference


  • In a medium serving bowl, combine tomatoes, red onion, garlic, jalapeño, and green onion.
  • Juice the lime and lightly season with cumin, salt and cilantro. Mix well.
  • Allow the homemade spicy pico de gallo to marinate in the refrigerator for 24 hours for best flavor. Enjoy!

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