There is just something about hearing someone say pico de gallo that conjures up the image of fresh salsa dips and chips to one’s mind. Most people are familiar with pico de gallo salsa dips here in America. These are the freshly chopped tomatoes, onions, jalapeño and cilantro dips we see in Mexican food restaurants and on grocery store shelves. The dish actually originates from Mexico though. Pico de gallo is a Spanish term that means “rooster’s beak.” Why they call it that is anyone’s guess.
Southwestern salsa recipes are always a popular hit at a family get together. You can go to just about any potluck and expect to see pico de gallo sasa dips on the table. Serving tortilla chips with a classic mild salsa dip when your friends come over is easy to do. Even if your guests drop by unexpectedly it only takes a few minutes to whip up most recipes with salsa dip and chips. People here in America and our friends from south of the border love pico de gallo salsa dips and tortilla chips. Do not make the mistake of thinking that these dips only go with tortilla chips though. There are plenty of recipes using salsa online and in cookbooks now that you can make when you are in the mood for Mexican food.
Being on a diet should not stop you from indulging in pico de gallo salsa dips either. If you look up salsa nutrition, you will quickly see that it is much easier on the waistline than a full fat dairy dip is. You might want to forego the tortilla chips though. Pico de gallo salsa dips, served as a side dish enhances the flavor of any Mexican food dish. Try adding some on your fish tacos next time. You will love this as an added condiment on Spanish rice and beans or even spooned over enchiladas. References: Sabra.com