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Chipotle tomato salsa in a red bowl on a blue plate with tortilla chips.

Chipotle Tomato Salsa Recipe (Copycat)

An easy recipe for copycat Chipotle Tomato Salsa (Pico de gallo). Mild in flavor (or make it spicier to taste!), it only takes 7 ingredients to make this delicious, fresh tomato salsa at home.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 29kcal


  • 1 pound tomatoes cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 jalapeño peppers seeded, stemmed, and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (from 1-2 lemons)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (from 1-2 limes)
  • Salt to taste
  • Tortilla chips for serving


  • In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lemon juice, and lime juice. Season to taste with salt.
  • Let stand at least 10 minutes at room temperature to blend flavors. Serve with chips.



Inspired by Chipotle.


Calories: 29kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 309mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1125IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1mg