Gallo Pinto Recipe

Gallo Pinto is a flavorful but simple rice and bean dish traditionally served in Costa Rica alongside eggs, tortillas, and strong coffee at breakfast time. It’s a great way to use up leftover beans and rice and the unique flavors could be enjoyed any time of day!

Ingredients List:

Black Beans Olive Oil Yellow Onion Red Pepper Cilantro Worcestershire Sauce White Rice

Start by either making fresh white rice or gathering leftover rice.

Drain the beans, but reserve the liquid from the can in a small bowl. Add the vegetables and salt and heat until the they begin to soften, about 5 minutes.

Add the beans and rice and stir to mix. Then add the bean juice and mix again.


Expert Tips:

Make this recipe when you have leftover beans and rice from dinner the night before. It is absolutely delicious when topped with a fried egg, and creates a fantastic sauce to coat the beans and rice.


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