Easy Guacamole and Pico de Gallo Recipes

Two Must-Have Sides for any Mexican Dish

By Erika Veduccio September 18, 2018

It can't be a "Mexican Takeover" without the "guac"! Serve these two sides with tortilla chips or use them to complement any of your favorite Mexican dishes.  


Simple, fresh, and delicious! 

Guacamole Ingredients:

  • 4 avocados, halved, seeded, and peeled. Check out a fun hack HERE on how to easily peel an avocado.
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 3 tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 3/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste


  • Add all ingredients to a bowl and use a fork to mash to the desired consistency. Salt and pepper to your taste. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until ready to use.  

Prep Time: 

10 Minutes

Now grab your favorite bag of tortilla chips and watch your garden-fresh yumminess disappear.

Pico de Gallo

Fresh and light! 

Pico de Gallo Ingredients:

  • 6 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced 
  • ½ red onion, ½ white onion, minced
  • ½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • ½ jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Sea salt to taste


  • Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix. Add sea salt to taste and serve fresh!

Prep Time: 

10 minutes

Two easy recipes for side dishes to complement any delicious Mexican meal. Just add the chips and you are sure to please the crowd!