Avocado Pico de Gallo

Avocado Pico de Gallo is the perfect appetizer! 
Just dice up equal parts tomato, onion, avocado, and cilantro, mix them together, and be done! 

Avocado Pico de Gallo
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It doesn’t take more than a bunch of simple, fresh ingredients to make Avocado Pico de Gallo, and it tastes so delicious every time… especially with a handful of tortilla chips and a cold drink! It makes the perfect accompaniment to grilled steak, in a burrito, on a taco, or topping for a rice bowl. Toss in some diced Serrano peppers if you like an extra kick of heat, but just a single pepper or two will be more than enough.

Why eat Avocado Pico de Gallo?

With so many vegetables as its ingredientsit's not hard to believe pico de gallo with avocado is full of health benefits. Avocado Pico de Gallo is low-carb and Keto friendly.

Avocados contain an abundance of nutrients that are essential for optimal health, and regularly consuming avocados could help improve overall diet quality. 

Onions & Garlic may prevent the hardening of your arteries, fight bacteria and protect against heart disease.

Tomatoes are juicy and sweet, full of antioxidants, and may help fight several diseases

Cilantro may provide health benefits in the form of reducing the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and seizure severity, as well as raising energy levels and healthy hair and skin.

Chile Peppers improve digestive health and metabolism and provide joint pain relief.

Why Eat Avocado Pico de Gallo? Because it's delicious, healthy and so easy to make!

Avocado Pico de Gallo in colorful bowl
For this Recipe, you will need: 

Avocado - Large ripe avocado, peeled and cubed

Tomatoes - Plum (Roma) tomatoes are traditional but any other tomatoes can be used. Deseed tomatoes.

Onions - Red onion, or white onions, diced

Chile Peppers - Serranos, or jalapeƱos, stemmed, deseeded, and diced

Garlic - Minced garlic

Cilantro - Just the leaves of cilantro, chopped

Lime - freshly squeezed

Salt to taste

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, and salt to taste. Let sit for 10 minutes for flavors to meld together.

The Busy Abuelita Note: 

Selecting an avocado - 
  • Ripe avocados will have a skin color that is dark green to nearly black.
  • Gently squeeze the avocado. Is the avocado firm? Does it yield to firm, gentle pressure? Ripe avocados should yield to gentle pressure without leaving indentations or feeling mushy.

Avocado Pico de Gallo on taco

Serve Avocado Pico de Gallo with Tacos, Tostadas, Baked tortilla Chips, and more!

Avocado Pico de Gallo on tacos

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Avocado Pico de Gallo