Gallo Pinto
Gallo Pinto is a very traditional Costa Rican dish made with rice, beans, and vegetables. It is commonly eaten as a side with breakfast but can be eaten with any meal.
Servings Prep Time
6 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 10minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat the butter or oil in a pot or large saucepan over medium heat. Add the pepper, onion, and garlic and cook for 5 minutes. Stirring often.
  2. Add the liquid from the beans, the Salsa Lizano (or Worcestershire), and cumin and stir. Turn heat up to medium-high and bring to a boil.
  3. Add beans and stir. Then add rice and stir. Let that cook for another 3-5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the cilantro. Add salt to taste and serve, or refrigerate and save for later.