Secret Ingredient Pico de Gallo


This is a pico de gallo recipe that will have everyone asking, "How did you make this?" They will be surprised when you tell them the ingredients include a pickle!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
2 cups


  • ½ cup minced onion

  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced

  • ¼ cup diced red bell pepper

  • ¼ cup minced dill pickle

  • 4 large tomatoes, seeded and diced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, combine onion, jalapeño pepper, bell pepper, dill pickle, and diced tomatoes. Stir in lime juice and cilantro; season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover, and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving, preferably overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

50 Calories
1g Fat
11g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 50
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 126mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 42mg 212%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 527mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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