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  Pico de Gillo
  Category: Mexican
  Author: Doug Campbell, New Brunswick, Canada
  Date: 10/1/2010
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History: I acquired this recipe from an elderly woman in Nuevo Laredo, when I was working there. It was the same recipe that was used for the last three or four generations. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Description: No Cook Salsa (Fresh & Healthy) Preparation time: about 1 hour and worth every minute Serves: 2-20 people

Amount/Measure/Ingredient:

6-8 large ripe tomatoes 
1 bunch cilantro (chopped fine)
1 large Spanish onion 
1 lemon
1 lime
6-8 med. sized jalapeño peppers
1-2 cloves of garlic 
Instructions:
Chop tomatoes and onions in the same fashion, approximately 1/4 inch diced pieces. Strip leaves off cilantro and discard the stems & chop fine (mince). Put the lemon & lime in the microwave, (30 sec.) to yield more juice. Use a garlic press for both the garlic and the jalapeños, (the pieces of peppers that do not go through.... just chop fine & add). Let stand in the fridge for approximately 2-3 hours or overnight, to bring out the flavor.

Reformatted from a recipe submitted to goodcooking.com, © Good Cooking, Inc. 2004
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