11 (Costa Rican)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 16 Nov 2020, updated: 16 Nov 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

This is a list of the most traditional dishes consumed during breakfast in Costa Rica

1. Chorreadas

(Costa Rican)

Chorreadas are Costa Rican corn pancakes that can be classified into three main categories: plain, sweet, and cheese chorreadas. The pancakes consist only of corn, and they are traditionally consumed for breakfast, although some like to eat them as a snack throughout the day. These simple treats are usually served with a dollop of sour cream and a glass of fresh juice on the side.

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2. Coffee Drink


Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are the seeds of berries from the Coffea plant. The genus Coffea is native to tropical Africa (specifically having its origin in Ethiopia and Sudan) and Madagascar, the Comoros, Mauritius, and Réunion in the Indian Ocean.The plant was exported from Africa to countries around the world. Coffee plants are now cultivated in over 70 countries, primarily in the equatorial regions of the Americas, Southeast Asia, India, and Africa. The …

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3. Horchata


In El Salvador, horchata is typically flavored with Morro (Calabash tree) seed, ground cocoa and cinnamon as well as sesame seeds, and in some cases is strained; this style is served in Salvadoran restaurants, particularly in the Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. metro areas.

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4. Pipa Fria

(Costa Rican)

Pipa fria is the Costa Rican name for coconut water, which is a crisp and refreshing drink to help cut fatty breakfast meals. While many people across the world may have tasted packaged coconut water, it is nothing compared to fresh coconut water straight out of the coconuts, which is one of the benefits of ordering it in a tropical country like Costa Rica.

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5. Gallo Pinto

Gallopinto (Costa Rican)

Traditional dish of Nicaragua and Costa Rica made with rice and beans. 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. Variations of gallo pinto …

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6. Empanadas

Pati, Tico Empanadas (Colombian)

Beef and potato patties

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7. Pan Bon

(-Caribbean-) (Costa Rican) (Jamaican)

Pan Bon is a dark, sweet Caribbean bread served in Costa Rica that is often full of candied fruit such as raisins. In Jamaica, where this type of sweet bread is also popular, it is known as a Jamaican spiced bun. Pan Bon is usually seasoned with holiday spices such as vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon, making it an especially popular option during holiday gatherings. During the holidays, it is usually paired with a savory Tico cheese like queso palmito, a …

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8. Pejibaye

Peach Palm (American) (Costa Rican)

Pejibaye is Costa Rican name of peach palm. This fruit can be found across Central and South America and is a savoury fruit that is packed with nutrients and vitamins, making it a popular snack not just for taste but also for nutrition. Pejibaye is commonly served with both lime, sour cream, and mayonnaise. It can also be transformed into a variety of other dishes, including stews, cakes, and liquor.

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9. Tamales

(Colombian) (Costa Rican)

There are many variations of tamales in Colombia, but they all have something in common and that is that Colombian Tamales are all wrapped in banana leaves

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10. Patacon Con Carne

Patacon Con Carne Desmechada (Colombian)

A fried green plantain topped with shredded beef and served with a side of avocado

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11. Fried Egg


A fried egg, is a cooked dish made from one or more eggs which are removed from their shells and placed into a frying pan, and fried with minimal accompaniment. Fried eggs are traditionally eaten for breakfast in many countries but may also be served at other times of the day.

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