Chopped fresh tomatoes are dressed up with onions, peppers, cilantro and a whole lotta lime juice in this Pico de Gallo Salsa!
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This is such a fresh topping to add to your tacos or burrito bowl! It takes 2 minutes to put together and you are good to go!
I made this Pico de Gallo to serve over my Instant Pot Pork Carnitas, along with diced avocado and sour cream. You want a burst of flavor, this is the answer!
What's in Keto Pico de Gallo?
- Tomatoes, diced (I used Roma)
- White onion
- Serrano peppers
- Fresh cilantro
*Exact measurements are listed in the recipe card below.
How to Make Low Carb Pico de Gallo
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl right before serving.
That's it! I told you it was easy!
Store leftovers in the fridge for a few days.
Note: I don't like a lot of onions in my Pico de Gallo, but if you do, feel free to add more!
What Can I Serve with Pico de Gallo?
Anything you'd like honestly. I serve it with everything from Beef Tacos with Cheese Shells, Mexican Breakfast Casserole, or this Easy Taco Casserole. As a side dish I will top Mexican Cauliflower Rice with a little Pico de Gallo to give it a little extra kick. I even love it on top of my scrambled eggs.
If you love Mexican food as much as I do, this homemade Guacamole is another great Keto side dish to serve a long side your Mexican entrees.
How Many Net Carb are in Pico de Gallo?
Tomatoes can be fairly carby so you definitely want to watch your portion control. But, that's the beauty of Pico de Gallo. There's a whole of flavor packed into just a small amount, so the carbs are minimal.
This recipe makes six servings and each serving only has approximately 3 net carbs all coming from fresh vegetables.
What's the Difference in Salsa and Pico de Gallo?
Well, technically speaking, Pico de Gallo is a type of salsa. It varies from traditional salsa in that it's served using all fresh ingredients in a chunkier fashion. Traditional salsa can sometimes be cooked or in most all cases it has a good bit more liquid as the tomatoes are pureed.
How Long Does Pico de Gallo Last?
In my home, we have yet to find that out as it's gone within a couple of days. But if you have leftovers, just make sure you keep them in an air tight container and it will stay good for up to a week.
Does Pico de Gallo Freeze Well?
The flavor of Pico de Gallo is preserved well when frozen but the texture will change. Tomatoes expand when they are frozen so when they are thawed, they will become slightly mushy. It'll still taste great but if you're looking for that fresh and chunky texture, it's better not frozen.
Pico de Gallo - Keto and Low Carb
- 4 medium tomatoes, diced (I used Roma)
- 2 tablespoons white onion, minced
- 1 tablespoon Serrano peppers, seeds/ribs removed, minced
- ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
- juice of 1 lime
- salt to taste
- Mix all the ingredients in a bowl right before serving.
- That's it! I told you it was easy!
- Store leftovers in the fridge for a few days.
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