Salsa Playera de Lujo (Fresh Tomato and Olive Salsa)

  • Serves

    makes About 2 Cups


This Acapulco-inspired pico de gallo gets a briny boost from olives and capers. Serve it spooned over grilled fish or chicken.


  • 1 lb. ripe tomatoes, cored, seeded, and finely chopped
  • ¼ cups finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped pitted green olives
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped pickled jalapeños, plus 1½ tsp. liquid from jar
  • 1 tbsp. capers, rinsed
  • 1½ tsp. ketchup
  • 1½ tsp. olive oil
  • 1½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ small white onion, minced


Step 1

In a large bowl, toss together all ingredients; let sit for 30 minutes to blend flavors. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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