This Instructables is to teach you the basic understanding of a Simple Salsa(Pico De Gallo). By using this basic recipe you can change it up into endless combinations. I will show three different types. The classic, The avocado, and the Mango versions.
On a later Instructable I will show you how to use these three versions to make three different Ceviches.
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Step 1: What You Will Need
We will begin with the classic recipe
1. Whole tomatoes
4. Clove of garlic
5. Serrano pepper or jalapeño.
6. Lime juice
1. All of the above
2. One mango
1. Everything from the classic version
2. One Avacado
Step 2: Dice Tomatoes
Dice 4-5 tomatoes and place them in the mixing bowl.
Step 3: Dice Onions
Dice your 1 small onion and place it in the mixing bowl along with your diced tomatoes.
Step 4: Chop Cilantro
Finally chop one half cup of cilantro. Place it the mixing bowl along with your onions and tomatoes.
Step 5: Mince Chili Pepper
Finding this your chili pepper you can use jalapeño or Serrano. For spicy use one whole pepper. Four medium use hot pepper. For my own use no pepper. When you're done add this to the mixing bowl.
Step 6: Mince Garlic
Finely mince one Clive of garlic and add to the mixing bowl.
Step 7: Lime Juice & Salt
Squeeze one large lime over the mixing bowl and add salt to taste. Stir the bowl until all ingredients a mixed.
You are now done with a classic recipe. From this point on when we referred to the classic recipe we are referring to step 2 through step 7.
Step 8: Dice Mango
In order to make Mango salsa
Dice 1 mango and add to the classic Pico De Gallo recipe ( Steps 1-7).
Step 9: Dice Avacado
To make the avocado version follow steps 1-7.
Dice one avocado and added to the classic recipe.
*note* A simple trick to dice avocados is to cut one half and dice inside the skin as shown in the photo. Then spoon out the diced portion.
Step 10: Enjoy
Now you can enjoy with tortilla chips, or as a simple spread inside a taco.
Stay tuned to a future instructible on how to use these recipes to make three different ceviches.