Since this is the base of our salsa, I like to make sure it’s well-mixed before we add our flavorings. Don’t ask me why, there’s definitely no rooster in this classic Mexican recipe. You can also catch me on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter. If you want to prevent your avocado from turning brown, I recommend going heavy on the lime juice or adding one tablespoon of olive oil to the mix. Subscribe to my newsletter and never miss a delicious recipe. Wow this pico de gallo looks so fresh! Plus, it’s light enough to not overwhelm the cucumber. Your email address will not be published. Thanks for sharing this recipe. While this Mediterranean-inspired cucumber pico gallo takes only minutes to put together and requires just a handful of ingredients, it delivers big-time flavor and is always a crowd favorite. I also love patio season especially when yummy food like this cucumber pico de gallo is being served. Your email address will not be published. With its cooling cucumber, fresh herbs and zesty kick of lime, pico de gallo doesn’t get more refreshing! Enjoy. Nutritional information is only an estimate. For the vegetables, one cucumber, Roma tomato and red onion each should do it. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I usually make this a few hours before serving to give the flavors time to meld, but I’m always impressed by how well the cucumber maintains its crunch after two or three days in the refrigerator. Your email address will not be published. Pico de gallo, the chunky salsa that is typically raw, changes its ingredients and seasonings both regionally and according to the personal style of the cook. Even as a dry wine, we still get a touch of sweetness that I love with the mint, and it has a nice cooling effect on the jalapeno. Although preparing an elaborate meal is certainly fun and satisfying, this quick salsa means you have more time to sip on margaritas, and I’m not one to turn down more tequila-drinking time. Yum! I love a fresh topping on my nachos and adding it to a burger is a great idea! For wine, I like a dry riesling. I’m pretty sure mine is the boss of all of us. I love the parsley and mint and the cooling cucumber! Top each tostada with 1/4 of the avocado and cucumber pico. Warmer days have finally arrived, and I’m so here for it. Once the tortillas are warm, spread each with 1/4 of the beans and top with cheese, if using. Anything light and snappy will allow the cucumber and those delicate herbs to shine. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Enjoy! Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and stir gently to combine. See? My mom would love this since she is a big cucumber fan…going to have to make this for her soon! We start by chopping a cucumber, Roma tomato, red onion and jalapeno, and then mix them together in a bowl. Too much heat can overwhelm those flavors. This recipe was first created by my sister. Pico de gallo, also known as salsa fresca, literally means “rooster’s beak”. ★☆ And, some good news for you…you’re daughter will not grow out of it. Homemade pico de gallo with avocado will be your new favorite salsa recipe! Of course, this cucumber pico de gallo is also perfect with margaritas. Stir in lime juice, mint, parsley and salt. In just one bite, you’ll instantly fall in love with this delicious cucumber salsa. That way, the flavors have time to meld, and it stays as crisp as possible. While it’s best the day of making, it will still stay crisp for two or three days. Love how colorful it is ^_^. Pico de gallo is a fresh salsa made of chopped tomatoes, onions, jalapeño, cilantro, salt, and lime juice. 1/2 teaspoon salt, Tag @burrataandbubbles on Instagram and hashtag it #BurrataAndBubbles. Learn how your comment data is processed. ★☆ If you can chop, you can make this cucumber pico de gallo. If you’d like more spice, add the other half of the jalapeno. Replace cucumber slices for an upgraded cucumber tea sandwich. I’m subscribed! Yum, can’t wait for summer! Hope you get a chance to try it. This is my new favorite pico de gallo! On everything! Can You Make Pico de Gallo in Advance? Must be really a delicious pairing. Love your site! While the tortillas are baking, stir together all the pico ingredients. I’m on a strict “no-Mexican” food thing right now…until Mexico. It’s made more nutritious by the addition of healthy omega-3s from avocado, and the end result is a delicious cross of salsa and guacamole.. I’m definitely falling inlove with this Mediterranean-inspired cucumber pico de gallo! Depending on the size, you’ll have leftover red onion and cucumber but should use all of the tomato. Can’t wait for more avocado or beans recipes. Privacy Policy. This looks so fresh and delicious! I’m just going to say it – the only way to make pico de gallo better is by adding avocado.