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Avocado Pico de Gallo "Cocktail"

Pico de gallo means “rooster’s beak,” because this chunky, relish-like salsa is traditionally eaten by “pecking” at it with your thumb and forefinger. A spoon works just as well.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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2 medium-size tomatoes, diced
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⅓ cup chopped cilantro, plus 6 small sprigs for garnish
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3 green onions, chopped (about ¼ cup)
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1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 tsp.)
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1 small jalapeno, seeded and minced
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1 medium-size avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
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1 15-oz. can hearts of palm, drained, thinly sliced
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2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
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¼ tsp. salt

Instructions: 

  1. Combine tomatoes, chopped cilantro, green onions, garlic and jalapeño in medium bowl. Add avocado, hearts of palm, lime juice and salt; gently toss to mix.
  2. Spoon pico de gallo mixture into 6 martini glasses, and garnish with a sprig of cilantro.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
79
Protein: 
2 g
Total Fat: 
5 g
Saturated Fat: 
g
Carbohydrates: 
8 g
Cholesterol: 
mg
Sodium: 
308 mg
Fiber: 
4 g
Sugar: 
2 g
Yield: 
Serves 6 (makes 4 cups)

Comments on this Recipe

Really good and easy to make. Best if it sits in the fridge for a few hours

this is amazing! friends ask for it to be on the menu for parties!