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.

Cheese and Olive Empanadas

Cheese and Olive Empanadas Recipe type: Entree   Cheese and Olive Empanadas are a Bolivian food recipe for stuffed pastries. Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon salt ⅔ cup shortening 6 tablespoons water 1¼ ounces stuffed green olives, chopped ¼ cup cheddar cheese, grated Instructions Combine flour and salt. Cut in the shortening until pieces … Continue reading

Beef and Pumpkin Stew

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

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

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

Lemon Pie

Lemon Pie   Lemon Pie is a Bolivian food recipe for a version of the famous pie. Ingredients 3 lemons 1 can condensed milk ½ cup of white sugar 125 g. butter 1 egg 1½ c. flour ⅛ c. warm water Instructions Grease pie plate. Mix butter with flour. Add egg and mix. Add water … Continue reading