Salsa Fresca (Pico de Gallo)

Serves 8

COST: $1.14

Per 1⁄4 cup

Calories: 15

Fat: 0g

Carbohydrates: 3.5g

Protein: 1g

Fiber: 1g

Sugar: 2g

Sodium: 141mg

4 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced fine (about 11⁄2 cups)

1 small white onion, finely chopped

1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons lime juice

1⁄4 cup chopped cilantro

In a blender or food processor, purée one-third of the tomatoes. Combine with remaining tomatoes, onion, jalapeño, salt, lime juice, and cilantro. Best if used within 2 days. Serve with chips, with a cheese omelet, or as a sauce with other Mexican foods.