Pico de Gallo (African Style)

Pico de Gallo (African Style)

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READY IN 40 minutes
PREP TIME 30 minutes
COOK TIME 10 minutes

This is the love of my life. I enjoy it on toast and on fried yam and potatoes. It is the best new dish I have made this month and it doesn’t require extensive cooking. Just a big mixing bowl, a chopping and knife. The colors of all the vegetables combine, and you get an amazing dish. Enjoy.


  • 4 tomatoes, Seeds removed, sliced and diced small
  • 2 medium red onion, diced small
  • ½ cup chopped green kpakpo shito (serrano or jalapeno pepper), diced finely
  • 1 clove of garlic, smashed, peeled and minced
  • 1 handful of cilantro, chopped (optional )
  • Juice of a half a lime
  • 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil
  • a pinch of salt
  • A few grinds of Black Pepper


  • 1Combine all ingredients into a large bowl. Toss until all ingredients are mixed
  • 2Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • 3Serve with chips, bread, and any food you desire.