Lechona

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Lechona, also known as lechon asado, is a popular Colombian dish.[1]

Lechona
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CourseLunch, dinner
Place of originColombia
Region or stateSouth America
Associated national cuisineColombia
Serving temperatureHot
Main ingredientsRoast pig stuffed, yellow peas, green onion, yellow rice, and spices

It is similar in style to many preparations made in other South American countries. It consists of a roast pig stuffed, yellow peas, green onion, yellow rice, and spices cooked in an outdoor brick oven for about ten hours.

It is traditional to the Tolima Department in central Colombia. It is usually accompanied by arepas (a corn-made bread).

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  1. ^ "Lechona". Colombia.com. Retrieved 2017-07-08.