Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly."
- M. F. K. Fisher

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This is a fantastic side dish for your tacos or as a topping for your taco salad. Use wherever you might use a salsa!


Zucchini Pico de Gallo

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 1/2 cup

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe keeps well, refrigerated, up to 4 days. As with many salsa and pico de gallo recipes, this recipe actually is better the second day.

4 medium zucchini (about 1 pound)(cut into small dice)
1 small shallot (finely minced)
1 large tomato (diced)
1 lime (juiced)
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp maple syrup
1/4 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
1/2 Tbsp chili powder
1/2 cup cilantro (chopped)

Put the zucchini in a non-reactive mixing bowl with the shallot, tomato, lime juice, olive oil, maple syrup, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, chili powder and cilantro.

Stir well and chill.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1/2 cup

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 70 Calories from Fat 34
% Daily Value
Total Fat 3g 5%
    Saturated Fat 0g 2%
    Monounsaturated Fat 2g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 162mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 2%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
    Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 52%
Calcium 1% Iron 6%
Vitamin K 13 mcg Potassium 461 mg
Magnesium 28 mg