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Calentado Paisa Breakfast

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
cup tomato, chopped
1/2
cup green onions, chopped
2
cups Colombian beans, cooked
1
cup white rice, cooked
Colombian arepa, to taste
Fried or scrambled eggs, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Add whatever ingredients you have on hand, like chorizo. Use canned beans.

Calentado is a traditional Colombian breakfast. It’s the typical breakfast of our ancestors who lived in the paisa region. They would make it with leftover beans and rice. The most common ingredients are rice, beans, plantain and meat. It’s served with a fried egg and arepas. Try it out!

Directions

  • 1 Heat the oil in a large frying pan on medium heat and add tomato and onion. Cook for 5 minutes, add beans and rice. Stir until all the ingredients are well mixed and cook for 10 minutes.
  • 2 Serve immediately with arepas and eggs.

Calentado is a traditional Colombian breakfast. It’s the typical breakfast of our ancestors who lived in the paisa region. They would make it with leftover beans and rice. The most common ingredients are rice, beans, plantain and meat. It’s served with a fried egg and arepas. Try it out!

Rate and Comment

Erica Dinho Erica Dinho
September 20, 2016

Calentado is a traditional Colombian breakfast. It’s the typical breakfast of our ancestors who lived in the paisa region. They would make it with leftover beans and rice. The most common ingredients are rice, beans, plantain and meat. It’s served with a fried egg and arepas. Try it out!