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Recipes » Main Dish » Gallo Pinto (Costa Rican Rice and Beans)
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4 cups cooked brown rice

2 cups cooked black beans, drained

1 medium onion, chopped

1 red bell pepper, chopped

4 garlic cloves, minced

2 Tbsp bean water or vegetable broth

Salt and pepper to taste

Cilantro to taste, chopped

1 In a medium saucepan, sauté the onion and bell pepper over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes.

2 Add the rice, beans, garlic, and bean water and sauté for 5 minutes.

3 Season with salt and pepper to taste.

4 Add cilantro and mix well before serving

Cook the rice the previous day for better results.

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