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Calentado Paisa Breakfast

calentado paisa breakfast Entree Colombia
Calentado Paisa Breakfast
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

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! MORE + LESS -

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

Directions

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • 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!

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