Now, pico de gallo and I have a little bit of a history. I’ve always been completely opposed to chunky salsas, so naturally, I never wanted to give pico de gallo the time of day. But, over the last few months, I’ve been completely guilty of sneaking little tastes of it every time TJ orders some. Because I am ridiculous, I didn’t want to admit to myself that I was kind of starting to like it. I finally decided to embrace it and make it for myself, and guess what? TJ and I ate almost all of it in one sitting- oops? The moral of the story is, sometimes tastes change, and when they do, you sometimes go completely overboard eating something you thought you hated. Moral number 2: you definitely need to make this pico de gallo this weekend.
for the chips:
8 corn tortillas
juice from 1 lime
2 tsp salt
for the pico de gallo:
1/2 medium white onion
1 cup water
1 large tomato
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
Mix the salt into the lime juice. Brush both sides of each tortilla with olive oil and the lime juice and salt mixture. Cut into fourths.
Arrange in a single layer on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake at 350 for about 20 minutes, or until the chips are golden and crispy.
Finely chop the onion, place in bowl of ice water, and stir; drain.
Remove the seeds from one half of the jalapeno, and finely chop.
Combine the onions, tomatoes, cilantro, and jalapeno, and stir together.
Refrigerate, then serve with the chips.
May 4, 2013
This sounds amazing and perfect timing for Sunday!
Sparkles and Shoes
May 7, 2013
Thanks, Kelly! I’m so glad you stopped by 🙂