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The Tropical Way to Start Your Day
Wake up in Costa Rica or Nicaragua, and there's a good chance you'll be served gallo pinto, an uncomplicated dish of onions, peppers, rice and beans. It's one of the most filling nonegg breakfasts you can eat, packed with plenty of black beans and red bell pepper. This version, featured in Kathy Freston's new book, Clean Protein, and created by chef and cooking teacher Jason Wyrick, gets a garnish of chopped avocado, along with Salsa Lizano, a peppery Costa Rican hot sauce—though any hot sauce you have will work just fine.

Get the recipe: Gallo Pinto