Pico de gallo is fresh and delicious — the perfect partner to a wide variety of dishes! It adds color, flavor, and texture, and you’ll want to eat it on everything once you try these 10 perfect pico de gallo recipes from our Food Monster App!

1. Mango Black Bean Tacos With Fresh Pico de Gallo and Guacamole

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Want an amazing and delightful lunch? Have some refreshing Mango Black Bean Tacos With Fresh Pico de Gallo and Guacamole from Travis Piper! Simple grilled tortillas, custom-made smokey black beans, pico de gallo with the freshest blood red tomatoes ever, mango puree, and fresh guacamole. Add lime juice and minced onion for a fresh and bright zing.

2. Warm Hearts of Palm Salad With Pico de Gallo

Warm Hearts of Palm Salad With Pico de Gallo [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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The layered and soft texture of hearts of palm is wonderfully unusual and tastes so good when it’s dusted with cornflour and lightly fried. Serve up this Warm Hearts of Palm Salad With Pico de Gallo from Smith and Daughters: A Cookbook (That Happens To Be Vegan) with some homemade guacamole and pico de gallo and you’ve got a meal that will win the hearts of those who are lucky enough to enjoy it. Who said salads were boring and bland?

3. Black Bean Empanadas With Fresh Pico de Gallo

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Empanadas are an undeniably delicious finger food. This Black Bean Empanadas With Fresh Pico de Gallo recipe from Travis Piper shows you how to make your own empanada dough and filling without breaking too much of a sweat. You likely already have most of the ingredients in your pantry. Munch on these refried black bean and bell pepper stuffed empanadas with some freshly made pico de gallo.

4. Black Lentil Chili With Pico de Gallo and Shoestring Fries

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This black lentil chili dish is the epitome of comfort food and is packed with a whole lot of roasted pepper and tomato goodness. It’s perfect on its own or you can dress it up with yummy crispy shoestring fries and an incredible, crunchy, and colorful veggie Pico de Gallo that really adds a fresh quality to the mix. You can eat this Black Lentil Chili With Pico de Gallo and Shoestring Fries from Stephanie McKinnie with chips or add it to quesadillas, burritos, tacos, and salads. Yum!

5. Sweet and Savory Breakfast Sweet Potato Boats

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Two stuffed sweet potato breakfast, one sweet and one savory! The sweet stuffed sweet potato is packed with sliced bananas, almond butter, crunchy granola, coconut, and berries. The savory is stuffed with typical burrito filling: black beans, pico de gallo, spinach, and avocado, then topped with everything bagel seasoning. Check out these Sweet and Savory Breakfast Sweet Potato Boats from Jasmine Briones!

6. Guac Tots With Pico de Gallo

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These Guac Tots With Pico de Gallo from Avocaderia by Alessandro Biggi, Francesco Brachetti and Alberto Gramigni are great to pull out for casual get-togethers – Be careful, though: Kids and adults both love them, and these tots go fast! We suggest tripling or even quadrupling this recipe if you’re serving a large crowd. Don’t say we didn’t warn you…

7. Pico Pineapple Potato Pancakes

Vegan Pico Pineapple Potato Pancakes with fresh tomatoes

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Potato pancakes should be a thing year round. They’re simple to jazz up with vegan sour cream and other dips and sauces, and who wouldn’t want a potato pancake? These Pico Pineapple Potato Pancakes from Annie McGee are unique with the caramelized pineapple and pico de gallo. Yum.

8. Simple Fresh Pico de Gallo

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This all-purpose Simple Fresh Pico de Gallo recipe from Rebecca Blackwell is a jumping off point for all sorts of fresh salsa variations. Add roasted poblano peppers, thinly sliced radishes, black beans, fresh corn, mango, pineapple, or anything else you like to build a spectacularly flavorful salsa.

9. Chilled Cucumber Soup With Pico de Gallo

Chilled Cucumber Soup

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Nothing is quite as refreshing on a spring day as Chilled Cucumber Soup With Pico de Gallo from Lisa Lotts. Well, ice cream, but you can’t have ice cream for lunch … every day. This chilled cucumber soup is light, seasoned artfully with cilantro, and given a bit of spice with pico de gallo. The silken tofu also gives this purée a smooth and velvety texture.

10. Pico de Gallo

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Pico de gallo is one great dip or salsa. This Pico de Gallo from Mireille Aikman is great with nacho chips, a delicious topping on your tacos, a super tasty side dish or to spice up your salad. Basically you can make any recipe better with pico de gallo. It stays fresh for about a week so use it on any of your dishes.

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