Patchwork- Pico de Gallo
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 green pepper, diced
4 medium to large tomatoes,diced
10 to 20 full sprigs (6" to 8") fresh cilantro, chopped
the juice of one lime (or generous squirts of lime juice from concentrate)
salt and pepper to taste
Combine first four ingredients in a medium size bowl. Squeeze or squirt lime juice over the vegetables. Add salt and pepper. Stir well.
Serve in place of (or in addition to) salsa with tortilla chips. (Excellent in place of salsa with Mary's Tortilla Soup recipe). A healthy, fresh-tasting alternative in chip dips.