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Lizano Black Beans Soup

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Today we will cover one of Costa Rica's most traditional dishes: Black Beans Soup.  If you know a Costa Rican long enough, they will eventually offer you this dish.  There are three ways in which you can make it: a) taking time to prepare the beans and truly allowing all the flavors to mix in perfectly, b) taking less time to prepare the beans but yet enough to have a good amount of taste, or c) using beans out of  a can and just adding a couple boiled eggs to it.

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Gallo Pinto

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Gallo Pinto (rice and beans Costa Rican style)

Ingredients:

1 Cup Cooked Rice
2 tsp salt
4 tbsp olive oil
1 Cup Black Beans
1/2 Onion (diced)
1/3 Red Pepper (diced)
1/2 tbsp tomillo
1/2 tbsp Ground Pepper
3 tbsp Lizano

Preparation:
In a frying pan mix oil, diced onions and diced red peppers for 1 mins at high  heat.  Add ground  pepper, salt, comino and Lizano.  Add cooked rice and beans, mix all together and cook at low temp for 3 mins.

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Transport yourself to the tropics

March 27, 2015 0 comments, on Most Popular

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Many of these recipes are sure to bring you back to the tropics.  Flavors have the ability to transport you to different places and relax.  Try some of these recipes and you may even feel a little bit of an ocean breeze.

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Costa Rican Ceviche

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Costa Rican Ceviche
 

As you can see on the "Ingredients" section, there is a lot of versatility into preparing ceviche.  Perhaps you want a healthier version and would like to decrease the amount of mayonnaise or like cilantro quite a bit so you

Ingredients:
1/2 tomatoe - diced*
3.4 oz tilapia (raw)
3 tbsps lemon juice
2 tbsps diced onion*
1 tbsp cilantro*
1/2 tbsp Lizano*
1/2 tbsp mayonnaise*
Chilero to taste*

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