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Papaya Pico de Gallo

Yields1 ServingPrep Time30 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 30 mins

This is a delicious version of Pico de Gallo. Flavorful and slightly sweet, it has a heat kick but no onion or vinegar added, so it can be used as an addition to other main entry items that already have an acid and complimentary onion spice.

 5 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
 1 cup cilantro, chopped
 1 cup papaya cut into ¼ inch pieces
 1 cup sweet peppers cut into ¼ inch pieces
 1 small jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
 ¾ cup celery, diced
 1 clove garlic, minced
 ½ cup key lime juice
 2 tsp olive oil
 ½ tsp nigella seeds (optional)
 ½ tsp sea salt
 ½ tsp black pepper
 ½ tsp ground cumin

In a medium size bowl, add tomatoes, cilantro, papaya, peppers, celery and garlic and mix.


In a separate container mix key lime juice, olive oil, nigella seeds, sea salt, black pepper and cumin.


Pour juice mixture over solids and mix well.


Set aside in refrigerator for 1 hour or more to allow all ingredients to acquaint.

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