Costa Rican Gallo Pinto Recipe

Looking for an easy Costa Rican Gallo Pinto recipe? Learn how to make Costa Rican Gallo Pinto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lizinpanama

Makes 10 servings



A wonderfully delicious black bean and rice dish!

Recipe Ingredients for Costa Rican Gallo Pinto

2 tbs. canola oil
2 medium onions
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/4 cups white rice, medium
3 cups cooked black beans
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. ground coriander
6 tbs. Worcestershire sauce (or Lizano sauce if you have it)
1 Salt
1 freshly ground black pepper to taste

Recipe Directions for Costa Rican Gallo Pinto

  1. and add onion. When onion starts to turn color, add garlic, and sauté for about 5 minutes, or until onion is golden.

  2. Stir in rice, beans and seasonings, combining well. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup liquid from canned beans, if desired, to make the rice "dirty." Cook until heated through, and add salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

  3. Wine Suggestions

  4. A white wine that would pair with the earthiness of the beans, spices and allium, as well as with the flair of the Salsa Lizano, would be one made from the Spanish variety called Albariño. Try Albariño Martin Codax

Categories

Rice, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 116.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
328
Calories from Fat
34
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.8g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
138mg
6%
Potassium
929mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
59.0g
20%
Dietary Fiber
9.5g
38%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
14.5g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 9% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in thiamin
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