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.

Salad Platter

Salad Platter Recipe type: Salad   Salad Platter is a Bolivian food recipe called Ensalada de Legumbres. Ingredients 4 carrots, blanched and sliced 2 c. green beans, blanched and ends trimmed 2 red peppers, seeded and sliced in strips 1 small zucchini, sliced 1 small cucumber, sliced 4 to 5 mushrooms, sliced 2 to 3 cherry … Continue reading

Spicy Black Bean Chili

Spicy Black Bean Chili Recipe type: Entree   Spicy Black Bean Chili is a Bolivian food recipe with onions, garlic and chilies. Ingredients 1 pound black beans ⅛ vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped 8 large garlic cloves, chopped 3 jalapeños chilies, seeded, chopped ¼ cup chili powder (Ancho chili powder) 1 Anaheim pepper, chopped, seeded … Continue reading

Palta Rellena

Palta Rellena Recipe type: Entree   Palta Rellena is a Bolivian chicken and shrimp stuffed avocado. Ingredients 4 oz shrimp, peeled and cooked 2 avocados ½ banana, sliced 2 tsp lemon juice ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp half & half salt and black pepper 1 pinch paprika 1 pinch sugar 1½ cups chicken, cooked and diced … Continue reading

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

Quinoa Dumplings

Quinoa Dumplings Recipe type: Side   Quinoa Dumplings is a Bolivian food recipe for steamed or baked dumplings. Ingredients quinoa flour warm water salt Instructions Put the flour in a large bowl, add water until you have a kneadable dough and add a little salt. Knead for several minutes, then form into small dumplings. Put the … Continue reading