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.

Beans with Vegetables

Beans with Vegetables Recipe type: Entree   Beans with Vegetables is a Bolivian food recipe called Porotos Granados. Ingredients 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 c. finely chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. paprika 1 tsp. oregano 1 c. zucchini, peeled and chopped 4 c. canned navy or garbanzo beans (strain liquid and save) 1½ … Continue reading

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad Recipe type: Salad   Quinoa Salad is a Bolivian food recipe with vegetables. Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups Water 1 tomato, chopped 1 pepper, chopped 1 onion, chopped Feta cheese Greek olives Dressing olive oil lemon juice garlic salt and pepper to taste Instructions Wash quinoa until the suds and bitter taste are … Continue reading

Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie

Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie Recipe type: Entree   Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie is a Bolivian food recipe of their version for beef and chicken pie. Ingredients 6 large ears of corn, kernels only 8 leaves of fresh basil, finely chopped 1 tsp. salt 3 tbsp. butter ½-1 cup … Continue reading

Picante de Pollo | Spicy chicken

Picante de Pollo | Spicy chicken Recipe type: Entree   Picante de Pollo | Spicy chicken is a Bolivian food recipe with potatoes, peas and onions. Ingredients 1 whole Chicken (4-5 lbs) 3 lbs. peeled potatoes 1 cup green peas 1 large onion, diced 3 tablespoons of red chili pepper powder (ají) 1 tablespoon paprika ½ … Continue reading

Peas and Eggs

Peas and Eggs Recipe type: Entree   Peas and Eggs is a Bolivian food recipe baked in the oven. Ingredients 1 tbsp. butter or margarine, melted 1 10-oz. package frozen peas 4 eggs Instructions Melt butter in frying pan and sauté peas over medium heat for 5 minutes. Carefully crack eggs on top of peas. Cover … Continue reading