Gallo Pinto  
Recipe Number: 249
Contributor: Patricia Flores
Serves: 6
Calories Per Serving: ?
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Difficult
1 tablespoon cooking oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 chopped onion
1/2 cup diced green pepper
1/2 cup chopped cilantro1/2 teaspoon cumin
3 cups day-old cooked rice
1 can cooked black beans
Cooking Instructions:
Heat a saucepan and add the oil, garlic and onion. Add the rice and cook, stirring it, until slightly toasted. This step is very important. After the rice is golden, add the rest of the ingredients and stir until everything is cooked.
Serving Suggestions:
This dish is served as breakfast in Costa Rica, usually with eggs and corn tortillas
Additional Comments:
There is a salsa "Lizano" in my country which gives this dish its distinctive taste>

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