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Pico de Gallo Fruit Salad

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Many people order "Pico de Gallo" as a salsa-like concoction of tomatoes, onions and cilantro. "Pico de Gallo" is also a fruit salad seasoned with a spicy red chile powder. The term "Pico de Gallo" translates into "peck of the rooster" because of the red chiles used in the seasoning. You can also add in your own favorite fruits such as mangos, plums or nectarines.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 of a cantaloupe
  • 1 apple
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 jicama
  • 1/2 of a honeydew
  • 2 oranges
  • 4 limes, juiced
  • 2-3 tablespoons "Pico de Gallo" powdered seasoning

Preparation:

Remove the peel from the orange and divide into sections. Remove the skins from the remaining fruits and vegetables. Chop into bite sized pieces. Toss them with lime juice and sprinkle the top with Pico de Gallo seasoning or red chile powder which can be found in the Mexican section of most grocery stores.
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