Recipes and Cooking Pico de Gallo 5.0 (2) With cool cucumber and spicy jalapenos, this fresh Pico de Gallo recipe is perfectly balanced--and perfect for topping any Mexican entree. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 11, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Peter Krumhardt Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 roma tomatoes (1 pound total), chopped ⅔ cup chopped cucumber ½ cup chopped yellow sweet pepper (1 small) 2 tablespoons green onion (1) 1 fresh jalapeño or serrano chile pepper, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped* 1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro ½ teaspoon finely shredded lime peel 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon ground pasilla chile pepper or ancho chile pepper ¼ teaspoon salt Directions In a medium bowl combine chopped tomatoes, cucumber, sweet pepper, green onion, finely chopped chile pepper, cilantro, lime peel, lime juice, olive oil, ground chile pepper, and salt. Serve immediately or, if desired, cover and chill for up to 4 hours before serving. * Because chile peppers contain volatile oils that can burn your skin and eyes, avoid direct contact with them as much as possible. When working with chile peppers, wear plastic or rubber gloves. If your bare hands do touch the peppers, wash your hands and nails well with soap and warm water. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 21 Calories 1g Fat 2g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 21 % Daily Value * Total Fat 1g 1% Sodium 52mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 2g 1% Total Sugars 1g Vitamin C 14.2mg 71% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 122mg 3% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.