COSTA RICAN FOOD

¡Pura vida! Welcome to your new favorite resource for Costa Rican cuisine.

 

Here you’ll find everything from gallo pinto to olla de carne.  Costa Rican casados to your favorite milkshakes. 

 

Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, main dishes or side dishes, cocktails or desserts, I’ve got it. All you need to bring is the Salsa Lizano!

 

Make sure to join our Costa Rican Food community where we all share our tips and tricks for the most authentic Costa Rican food. 

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MOST POPULAR RECIPES

Most meals in Costa Rica (and the rest of Central America) are served with fresh fruits and vegetables, rice and beans, green plantains (or fried plantains), corn tortillas and chimichurri (our version of pico de gallo). Check out some of the most popular recipes on the blog:

ESSENTIAL RECIPES

If you are going to master cooking like a tico, you need to know the basics. White rice, black beans, picadillos and soups. Here are a few of the most essential Costa Rican recipes you need to master:

COSTA RICAN FAVORITES

These are my most favorite Costa Rican recipe groups. I hope they will become yours too!

THE LATEST COSTA RICAN RECIPES