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== Ingredients ==
 
* 2 [[tomato]]es, for slicing
 
* 2 [[green bell pepper]]s
 
* 1 (8 ounces) package [[Jack cheese|Monterey jack]] cheese
 
* 1 (8 ounces) package [[Cheddar]] cheese (optional)
 
* ½ of an [[onion]]
 
* 2 [[jalapeño pepper|jalapeno peppers]]
 
* 1 [[Serrano pepper]] (optional)
 
* 1 bunch [[cilantro]]
 
* 2 [[lemon]]s, juice of
 
  
== Procedures ==
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==Description==
# For the [[Cheddar]] cheese, extra, medium, or mild sharpness doesn't matter, which ever the cook prefers.
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Pico de Gallo <ref>{{cite book|last=Schneider|first=Deborah |title=Amor Y Tacos |year=2010|publisher=Stewart, Tabori & Chang|isbn=978-1-58479-824-8|pages=128}}</ref> <ref>{{cite book|last=Poore|first=Marge |title=365 Easy Mexican Recipes |year=1993|publisher=HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.|isbn=0-06-016963-X|pages=305}}</ref> is a traditional simple fresh salsa.
# The [[Serrano pepper]] is good to use if you want the recipe to be really spicy.
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# For the [[lemon juice]] you can use the kind you buy in the bottle or the real thing.
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# Finely chop all of the ingredients except the [[cilantro]](a blender is NOT a good idea for this recipe).
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==Ingredients==
# Mix the ingredients together.
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* 4 large ripe Roma tomatoes, cored, seeded, and diced small
# Then add the [[lemon juice]] to the mix.
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* 1/2 cup finely diced white onion
# Stir the ingredients so that they are evenly mixed.
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* 1/2 medium serrano chile, minced
# Finally, chop up the [[cilantro]] and stir the pieces into the mix.
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* 1/2 cup loosely packed, roughly chopped cilantro leaves
# Store in the refrigerator.
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* 1/2 tsp salt
# Keeps for several days.
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* 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
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==Procedures==
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# Combine all ingredients ~1 hour before serving so the veggies can marinate together.
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# Taste and alter with salt or lime juice.
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==References==
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[[Category:Cheddar Recipes]]
 
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Revision as of 17:21, 6 September 2012

Pico de Gallo
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Pico de Gallo

Description

Pico de Gallo [1] [2] is a traditional simple fresh salsa.


Ingredients

  • 4 large ripe Roma tomatoes, cored, seeded, and diced small
  • 1/2 cup finely diced white onion
  • 1/2 medium serrano chile, minced
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed, roughly chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice


Procedures

  1. Combine all ingredients ~1 hour before serving so the veggies can marinate together.
  2. Taste and alter with salt or lime juice.

References

  1. Schneider, Deborah (2010). Amor Y Tacos. Stewart, Tabori & Chang. pp. 128. ISBN 978-1-58479-824-8. 
  2. Poore, Marge (1993). 365 Easy Mexican Recipes. HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.. pp. 305. ISBN 0-06-016963-X.