Gallo Pinto, or simply “Pinto,” as the Costa Ricans say, is the traditional dish of Costa Rican and Nicaraguan cuisine. It is a typical breakfast dish but can be eaten with any dish throughout the day. Though many variations exist, the dish at its most basic is composed of pre-cooked rice and beans, mixed together with spices such as cilantro, onion and peppers.

A similar dish is found in Panama and in El Salvador,where it is called Casamiento. Regarding the true nature of Gallo Pinto, it is believed that it came to be known through the Afro-Latino immigrants who live on the Caribbean coasts.

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