Gallo Pinto Costa Rican Rice and Beans

Steps on how to prepare a Gallo Pinto Costa Rican Rice and Beans recipe

Time

15 minutes

Servings

1

Calories

249.4

    Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 2 cups cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 -3 tablespoons vegetarian worcestershire sauce (regular can be used as well)
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • fresh cilantro (optional)
  • sliced green onion (optional)

    How to make it

  1. 1. STEP

    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

  2. 2. STEP

    Add onion and sauté until it just begins to soften and turns color.

  3. 3. STEP

    Add garlic and sauté for about 5 minutes, or until onion is golden.

  4. 4. STEP

    Add spices and Worcestershire, and stir into onion and garlic.

  5. 5. STEP

    (The first time I made this, I was afraid to add the full 3 Tbsp of Worcestershire, but the addition of the rice balances the flavor out).

  6. 6. STEP

    Next, add the beans and then the rice.

  7. 7. STEP

    Combine the rice and beans evenly and cook until mixture is heated through.

  8. 8. STEP

    Add salt and pepper to taste and serve hot.

  9. 9. STEP

    Garnish with some chopped cilantro or green onions if you prefer.

  10. 10. STEP

    Vegetarians use only the vegetarian Worcestershire sauce.

    Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 2 cups cooked black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 -3 tablespoons vegetarian worcestershire sauce (regular can be used as well)
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • fresh cilantro (optional)
  • sliced green onion (optional)

    Tags

    WHITE RICE

    RICE

    BLACK BEANS

    BEANS

    COSTA RICAN

    VEGAN

    < 15 MINS

    STOVE TOP

    INEXPENSIVE

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