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gallo pinto in central america

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gallo pinto is a rice field with black bean in the food.

Gallo pinto or gallopinto is a traditional dish of Costa Rica and Nicaragua made with rice and beans. Beans are quickly cooked until the juice is almost consumed.

The history of gallo pinto is not well known, and there are disputes between Costa Ricans and Nicaraguans about where the dish originated.One theory suggests that gallo pinto was brought into Latin America by African slaves that migrated into Latin America  Most Latin Americans agree that the dish is part of both countries now and that they share more similarities than differences.[

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