Gallo pinto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 171.0
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.8 g
  • Protein: 7.0 g

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Introduction

Tradicional Costa Rican breakfast
Can be made with other kinds of beans, but the "tradiciĆ³n" in Costa Rica is with black beans
Tradicional Costa Rican breakfast
Can be made with other kinds of beans, but the "tradiciĆ³n" in Costa Rica is with black beans

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 cups cooked black beans
    2 cups white rice, medium grain, cooked
    1 medium onion, about one cup, chopped
    1/2 cup green bell peppers, finely diced
    2 garlic cloves, crushed and finely chopped
    5 tbsp cilantro
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a hot skillet, sprayed with non-stick spray, cook onion and pepper for about two to three minutes, until they are soft. Add garlic, beans and rice. Mix and heat throughtly. Season to taste. Add cilantro before serving. Can be served with scrambled eggs, queso fresco, avocado, beef, etc (calories will be extra).
Makes 5-6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MAGUITA74.

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