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Gallo Pinto #2

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  • 1 md Onion; minced
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 1/2 Stick margarine -or-
  • 1/4 c Oil
  • 2 1/2 c White rice; cooked
  • 2 1/2 c Black beans; cooked
  • Salsa lizano or other seasoning; to taste


Heat oil in a heavy frying pan, cook onion and garlic until soft. Add beans and fry for 10 minutes. Add more margarine or oil, if needed. Add rice, stil well and cook for five more minutes. Season with the hot sauce and serve.
This is a staple of Costa Rican kitchens, usually served at breakfast with tortillas, hard cheese and scrambled eggs. May also be served as a side dish with any other meal.
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