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Nutrition Facts
Gallo Pinto
Amount per Serving
Calories
256
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
4
g
6
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Sodium
 
298
mg
13
%
Potassium
 
385
mg
11
%
Carbohydrates
 
44
g
15
%
Fiber
 
8
g
33
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
10
g
20
%
Vitamin A
 
364
IU
7
%
Vitamin C
 
13
mg
16
%
Calcium
 
36
mg
4
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Gallo Pinto

This dish is traditionally served at breakfast with alongside optional ingredients eggs, cooked braised meats, fried plantains, coffee and tortillas.
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked white long grain rice jasmine or basmati
  • 2 cups cooked black or red beans
  • 1/4 cup leftover bean broth or vegetable or chicken broth, or water
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Salsa Lizano or Worchestire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea or kosher salt or more if adding unseasoned meat
  • 1 tablespoon ghee or neutral tasting vegetable oil

Instructions

  • This recipe is very simple when you use leftover cooked rice and prepared beans.
  • Heat ghee or oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, pepper, cilantro and salt. Lightly cook until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the beans with broth and toss and mix well.
  • Add the Salsa Lizano, or worchestire, if using.
  • Add the cooked rice to the skillet and toss until well combined and heated through.
  • Optionally serve with eggs, meat, plantains and/or warm corn tortillas.
Nutrition Benefit: improve hydration, promote eye health, reduce inflammation, stress reduction, better digestion, better mental clarity, better sleep, body repair, boost immune system, boost self confidence, consistent energy
Category: breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, diabetic-friendly

Notes

Optional ingredients
Fried or scrambled eggs
Cooked chicken or beef, shredded
Warm tortillas
Plantains, fried with cinnamon