Gallo Pinto

This is a simple appetizer found all over Central America. It could easily be made from leftovers.

Gallo Pinto

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoons Salsa Lizano
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked red beans
  • 2 1/2 cups of cooked rice
  • 2 tablespoons of bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped onions


Saute the onion and pepper in the oil over medium high heat for about 2 minutes. Stir in the beans and the Salsa Lizano. Reduce heat to medium and let cook about 10 minutes.

Stir in the cooked rice and serve.

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