I know summer is over, but that doesn’t mean that my obsession with all things Greek has come to an end. I want to share this Greek Pico with you today because even when it
I often have a hard time finding a GREAT salsa that I love, so I usually resolve to making one myself. That is where I have come to on Pico de Gallo as well. This Greek Pico de Gallo is my own version born out of a love for greek salad and the simple technique of pico de Gallo.
I apply all of the same basic principals of Pico de Gallo to this recipe, exchanging the ingredients for greek versions.
Why Greek Pico?
I love fusion food and this is just another way for me to cross to great things and make another. Essentially what I have done is take the best of Greek Salad ingredients and diced them small enough to fit on a
I replace the white vinegar that is typically used in traditional Mexican pico for Lemon juice, and the jalapeño is replaced with bell peppers. To take it on a real greek spin, I add small diced cucumber and season it with my favorite greek seasoning. Tasting and adjusting the salt and pepper, and a sight drizzle of olive oil is all that is left to do.
I could eat this straight on pita or corn chips, but my favorite way to enjoy it is atop my Greek Chicken recipe inside a tortilla. It adds a much-needed dose of flair to the weekly menu rotation, and I LOVE Greek food so it’s a win, win! It also pairs well with my Shishito Peppers, giving you a worldly feast.
Greek Pico de Gallo
- 1 ea Bell Pepper diced
- 1 ea small Red Onion diced
- 1 ea English Cucumber diced
- 4 ea Roma Tomatoes diced
- 1/4-1/2 C fresh Lemon Juice
- 3 T Olive Oil
- 1-2 t Greek Seasoning
- Salt & Pepper
- Dice all of your vegetables on the smallish side and all about the same size.
- In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix to combine.
- Taste and adjust the seasonings to your liking. Add more greek seasoning if you want more of an herby flavor, more salt, and pepper if you feel it needs it, or more lemon juice if you want a little more punch. Make it your own!
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These Rösle Silicone Tongs are a little pricey but they will last you the rest of your life and are the softest in your hand. This is important for someone like m that cooks so much. It reduces strain, I have 4 sets in my kitchen!
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A sharp knife is the most important tool in the kitchen, these Japanese steel “Shun” knives are my favorite! And this is a great starter set to build on. Once you try them you will be in love so use this as a foundation you can build on for years to come.
This Scanpan 11″ skillet is just the right size for almost anything you will need to cook and my best friend and a real workhorse in my kitchen, it’s also a great deal at $99. Scanpan is the best in the world for healthy cooking. It is coated with a proprietary ceramic-titanium coating that is durable while allowing you to use fewer fats and oils when cooking. It is a coating only they use. I could talk all day about my love for these pans, message me if you want more info. Here are some other sizes that are available if you are looking to outfit your kitchen with some new goodies. 8″ & 10″ Skillet set or 8″ Skillet, I still need this one for my kitchen Also, I don’t really know how to cook small so the 12.5″ is my other fave!
This giant vat of olive oil is my favorite, I decant it into a smaller bottle for my counter. Or put this spigot on top of a wine bottle!
My favorite baking dish that is so easy to clean even burnt on cheese slides right off!
This Tovolo jar scraper has to be my single favorite kitchen tool, it is definitely the most used tool in my kitchen. If you are NOT a gadget person, this is the only necessity I say is a MUST beyond the wooden spoon.
A great wood spoon is essential, this Olive Wood one is my favorite, I have more than I can count. But can you really ever have too many?
A food scale can be a very important tool in your kitchen, this one is the one I use every day!
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