Nicaraguan Gallo Pinto with cabbage & lime salad and sauteed bananas

I consider this a total and complete cure for Lunch Boredom Syndrome. It’s not a sandwich, wrap, panini, pizza, burrito, or taco. It’s special: a whole plate of food – with lots of surprise. Jenny Sanchez graced my life with this dish. She moved to the U.S. from Nicaragua 41 years ago, and just my luck, lives down the street.

Here’s the recipe.
And Jenny's story.