Pico de Gallo with Carrots and Sweet Peppers

Pico de Gallo with Carrots and Sweet Peppers
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Recipe type: Salsa
 

Pico de gallo is a delicious type of salsa that can be added to fish tacos or burritos, or for dipping those chips into!
Ingredients
  • 3 cups tomatoes, chopped into ½” chunks (can include sungolds, cut in half)
  • 1 cippolini onion, finely chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped into ½” chunks
  • 1 roaster pepper (red or yellow), sliced into ½” strips
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • juice from 2 limes
  • 2 tsp. Driftless Sunflower Oil (or olive oil)
  • 1 tsp. sugar (optional)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 or 2 jalapenos, de veined and seeded, finely chopped
  • 6 sprigs of cilantro, chopped

Instructions
  1. Saute onion in the 1 Tbs. olive oil for 20 minutes until golden brown. Add the garlic saute for one minute more. Remove onion/garlic mixture to a bowl.
  2. Boil the carrots and peppers for 2 minutes. You want them to have a crunch so don’t overcook them. Rinse under cold water to stop the cooking process and cool them off.
  3. Combine the onion mixture , carrots, peppers, jalapeno, sunflower oil, lime juice, salt and sugar into a bowl and mix up. Let sit for 10 minutes to let flavors marry. Add cilantro before serving.