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Pico de Gallo -

Food Processor Pico de Gallo (Salsa Fresca)

  • Author: Brittany at
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Side
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Vegan


Fresh Pico de Gallo made quick and easy with a food processor.


  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeds removed 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • fresh cilantro leaves, to taste
  • 1-2 tbsp canola or olive oil
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional)
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/2 lime, juiced




  1. In a food processor, pulse tomatoes, onion, jalapeño, and minced garlic until evenly chopped.
  2. Add cilantro, olive oil, sugar, and salt. Pulse to break up cilantro leaves. Stir in lime juice. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  3. Refrigerate and let marinate for 30 minutes or more before serving to allow flavours to meld.