Easy Homemade Pico de Gallo Salad

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Sides

Add some color to your dinner plate with this delicious and nutritious dish! Our simple and easy Pico de Gallo Salad recipe only features non-starchy vegetables and Free Foods, so it fits perfectly into any Nutrisystem weight loss plan. Whether you enjoy it over fish, on top of salad or all on its own with a fork, it’s sure to become a go-to fresh veggie salad recipe on your healthy menu.

To make this fresh and flavorful salad, get started by prepping your ingredients (this is the most labor-intensive part of this recipe). The base will consist of a few different vegetables: Heirloom cherry tomatoes, red onions, tri-color bell peppers, jalapeno peppers and fresh cilantro. Cut up all of the ingredients and place them into a serving bowl. Once all of the ingredients are chopped and ready to go, top them with the juice of one lime and black pepper to taste. That’s it! It’s that easy.

fresh pico de gallo salad in a bowlYou can serve this colorful and crunchy veggie recipe over meat or fish or enjoy it as a dip with chips or sliced veggies. You can also use it as a salad topper or mix it into guacamole, rice or pasta. It’s extremely versatile and pairs well with many different flavors and ingredients!

This recipe makes four servings, making it perfect for your weekly meal prep or dinner for the whole family. One serving clocks in at only 34 calories! It counts as one Vegetable serving on the Nutrisystem program. It’s an unlimited side dish or topping, meaning you can enjoy as much of it as you’d like. On Nutrisystem, we recommend eating at least four servings of non-starchy veggies each day for the best results. fresh pico de gallo salad in a bowl

Here at Nutrisystem, we love a quick and easy veggie side dish. They have the ability to make any meal more delicious and satisfying! Plus, vegetables are healthy, rich and fiber and provide many essential vitamins and minerals. Check out some of our favorite vegetable recipes below:

Looking for a delicious dish to pair with this easy Pico de Salad? Any Nutrisystem lunch or dinner will do the trick! Stock up on pantry and freezer-friendly meals that are delicious and easy to make. Get started with Nutrisystem today!

Servings: 4

Calories per Serving: 34

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Vegetable


  • 2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 ½ bell pepper (different colors), diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • ¼ bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Black pepper, to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a serving or salad bowl.
  2. Serve on top of fish, as a side salad or enjoy as salsa with chips.
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