Thursday, December 17, 2009

Costa Rican Gallo Pinto

Gallo Pinto, a popular dish in Costa Rica. It’s considered one of the traditional foods of the country. The name Gallo Pinto resembles spotted rooster, hence, the dish is normally served during breakfast time. But it’s also common to eat at lunch and dinner.

In Costa Rica, the preparation is with cooked white rice, onions, peppers, and black beans. All mixed and fried together, to give it that spotted rooster look. When served for breakfast, it can come with combination of fried eggs, slide of bread, and in the side, are a glass of juice or cup of coffee.

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