gallo pinto

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled “gallopinto.”
gallo pinto(
gah
-
yoh
 
peen
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toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. fried rice and beans
Desperté con un hambre atroz y me hice gallo pinto para desayunar.I was starving when I woke up, so I prepared some fried rice and beans for breakfast.
No hay nada que vaya mejor con un chicharrón de cerdo que un gallo pinto.Nothing goes better with pork cracklings than fried rice and beans.
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