Pico De Gallo Can Be A Lifesaver

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It’s a low calorie and healthy topping for salads and more. When I was doing fitness competitions as I got closer to show my food choices became very
limited. I needed something to zest up my foods so I wasn’t SO BORED!  needed a way to add flavor without adding calories. Then it came to me…. Pico de Gallo! It’s fresh, full of veggies and it tastes great! I top my salad with some grilled chicken and Pico de Gallo and BOOM healthy lunch. I can use it on my eggs or other lean proteins.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 2 medium white onions, chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeno, deseeded and chopped (use more or less based on how much spice you like)
  • 5 sprigs of cilantro, chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Juice of a lime

Instructions

  1. Put the tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, cilantro, green onions, and fresh garlic into a bowl.
  2. Pour lime juice over the mixture.
  3. Add the garlic powder and mix everything well.
  4. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
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