Secret Ingredient Pico de Gallo

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This is a pico de gallo recipe that will have everyone asking ‘how did you make this?’ They will be surprised when you tell them the ingredients include a pickle!


  • ½ cup minced onion
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • ¼ cup diced red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup minced dill pickle
  • 4 large tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste


In a medium bowl, combine the onion, jalapeno pepper, bell pepper, dill pickle, and diced tomatoes. Stir in lime juice and cilantro; season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover, and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving, preferably overnight.

Prep time: 20 mins / Cooking time: – / Total time: 1 hr 20 mins

Serving: 4 / Yield: 2 cups

Calories: 49.5

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