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Pico de Grande

Updated on November 30, 2013

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Pico De Grande
Pico De Grande

The Fresher the Better!

The fresher the vegetables you use in this dish, the better. This is an excellent use of tomatoes, onions, and cilantro straight out of the garden.

Prep Time

Prep time: 20 min
Ready in: 20 min
Yields: 8 Cups

Pico de Grande Ingredients

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TomatoesTomatilloAvacadoLimeBlack BeansCilantroAdobo Seasoning with Cumin
Black Beans
Black Beans | Source
Cilantro | Source
Adobo Seasoning with Cumin
Adobo Seasoning with Cumin

Pico de Grande Ingredients

  • 1 can Black Beans, Drained and Rinsed
  • 2 medium Tomatoes
  • 1/2 small Red or Sweet Onion
  • 2 Tomatillos
  • 1 Avacado
  • 1 Lime, Juice and Zest
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro, Fresh!
  • 1 tsp Adobo Seasoning with Cumin
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt, optional

Pico de Grande in Four Easy Steps

  1. Dice tomatoes, onion, tomatillos, and avacodo and place in mixing bowl.
  2. Add black beans to the bowl.
  3. Add lime zest and juice to the bowl.
  4. Add salt and Adobo Seasoning and mix well.

Rate this Pico!

5 stars from 1 rating of Pico de Grande

Serving Suggestions

I often send this with my boys in their lunch bags along with a baggie of chips. It makes a nice change for cold lunches and is one of their favorites, They especially like blue corn and seasame seed tortilla chips, but any tortilla chip will do. We have also used it in wraps along with leftover cumin rubbed roasted chicken. fresh spinach, and monterray jack cheese.

Pico de Grande Nutrition Data

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 2 Cups
Calories 135
Calories from Fat81
% Daily Value *
Fat 9 g14%
Saturated fat 8 g40%
Unsaturated fat 1 g
Carbohydrates 13 g4%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 6 g24%
Protein 3 g6%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 50 mg2%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Nutritional Tidbits

Pico de Grande is a healthy snack! It is a good source of dietary fiber. It is high in vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and magnesium. It also contains beneficial amounts of vitamins A and C, calcium, and iron. It is also low fat, and has no cholesterol.


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    • Susan Recipes profile image


      4 years ago from India

      Wow... Your recipe looks awesome. Thanks for sharing. Voted up.

    • peachpurple profile image


      4 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      crunchy salad. So many beans included. Yummy!

    • Vestanna profile imageAUTHOR

      Vestanna McGuigan 

      4 years ago from Topeka, KS

      Thank you Susan! I hope you enjoy it. I love Pico de Gallo, but needed something a little mor substantial for lunches. I'm constantly trying to liven up our lunches.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Can't wait to try your recipe. Sounds great!

      Voting up +++, sharing and pinning.


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