a plate featuring a variety of pretty much everything ready in the kitchen with the usual staples of rice and beans
set meal—Literally married. This refers to a set meal that usually includes some combination of rice, black beans, plantain, cabbage, salad, and meat. For example a casado pollo frito might be one large or two small pieces of fried chicken, a small salad of tomatoes and palmitos and a side of rice and beans.
A Casado is a typical Costa Rican meal consisting of rice, beans, fried plantain bannanas, salad and an entree of choice that may include chicken, beef, pork, and others.