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.

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

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

Silpancho

Silpancho Recipe type: Entree   Silpancho is a Bolivian food recipe of steak with eggs in sauce. Ingredients cooking oil for deep-frying 4 potatoes, cut into strips 4 bananas, sliced 4 eggs 1 onion, finely chopped 1 #version# … Continue reading

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