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

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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

Beef and Pumpkin Stew

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Beef and Pumpkin Stew Recipe type: Entree   Beef and Pumpkin Stew is a Bolivian food recipe for a stew baked in a pumpkin. Ingredients 4 cups water Salt 3 ears corn, shucked and sliced 1 cup olive oil 1 large onion, minced 1 red pepper, cubed 1 green pepper, cubed 2 pounds beef top round … Continue reading

Quinoa Salad

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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

Squash Soup

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Squash Soup Recipe type: Soup   Squash Soup is a Bolivian food recipe with hot chilies, onions and carrots. Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 2 medium onions, chopped 2 medium carrots, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 cup tomato puree 2 fresh, hot chilies, seeded and chopped 2½ pounds butternut squash, peeled and cubed 5 cups … Continue reading

Stir-Fry

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Stir-Fry Recipe type: Entree   Stir-Fry is a Bolivian food recipe with local seasonal vegetables. Ingredients Rice Oil Vegetables (broccoli, cabbage, onion, beans, garlic, corn, chili) Instructions Cook the rice according to directions. Chop the vegetables. Stir-fry vegetables in oil then serve with rice. 2.2.8 … Continue reading