Bolivian Food Recipes

Bolivian Food is a mix of Amerindian and Spanish elements. Bolivia shares some Bolivian food recipes of common foods with its neighbors Peru and Ecuador, such as potatoes and corn as well as a hot peppery cuisine. Traditional Bolivian food has distinct differences between the highland and lowland cuisines with highland cooking being peppery hot, featuring corn and cheese and lowland food of cooked banana and cassava.

Llajua

Llajua Recipe type: Sauce   Llajua is a Bolivian food recipe of spicy sauce. Ingredients 5 tomatoes, sliced 2 green chili peppers, without seeds 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp fresh basil leaves 1 tbsp fresh cilantro 5 arugula leaves 1 tsp ground cumin (optional) 1 tbsp olive … Continue reading

Pumpkin, Potato and Peanut Soup

Pumpkin, Potato and Peanut Soup Recipe type: Soup   Pumpkin, Potato and Peanut Soup is a Bolivian food recipe for a hearty flavored soup. Ingredients 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 cup peanut butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 minced onion 2 chopped carrots 1 can pumpkin 3 cups potatoes garlic to taste cilantro to … Continue reading

Breaded Beef Cutlets

Breaded Beef Cutlets Recipe type: Entree   Breaded Beef Cutlets is a Bolivian food recipe called Milanesas. Ingredients ¾ c. bread crumbs ¾ tsp. oregano ¼ c. flour ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. pepper 1 lb. beef (eye of the round), cut into 8 slices 1 egg, beaten oil for frying 4 lemon wedges Instructions Mix … Continue reading

Parmesan Flat Bread

Parmesan Flat Bread Recipe type: Bread   Parmesan Flat Bread is a Bolivian food recipe for a thick dough with cheese and sesame seeds. Ingredients 2 c. Parmesan cheese 2 c. all purpose flour 2 c. milk 1½ c. sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 eggs 380 g. butter sesame seeds for decoration Instructions Mix everything … Continue reading

White Cake

White Cake Recipe type: Dessert   White Cake is a Bolivian food recipe with a hint of lemon. Ingredients 1 c. flour 1½ tsp. baking powder ¼ c. cornstarch ⅛ tsp. salt 3 eggs 1 c. sugar ¼ tsp. lemon extract or zest of ½ lemon 5 tbsp. water 3 c. powdered sugar ¾ tsp. lemon … Continue reading