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

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

Pork Fricassé

Pork Fricassé Recipe type: Entree   Pork Fricassé is a Bolivian food recipe with hominy and chilies. Ingredients Pork, cubed Garlic Cumin Chiles or hot sauce Hominy 12 Chuno or small peeled potatoes Instructions Stew large chunks of pork in a broth flavoured to taste with garlic, cumin, and chiles or a small amount of hot … Continue reading

Cucumber Potato Salad

Cucumber Potato Salad Recipe type: Salad   Cucumber Potato Salad is a Bolivian food recipe with tomatoes, cilantro and feta. Ingredients Diced cucumber Feta cheese Diced tomato Diced fresh cilantro Red potatoes Olive oil and white wine vinegar to taste Instructions Cook and cool the potatoes then cut into small pieces as for potato salad. Mix … Continue reading

Locro | Hearty Stew

Locro | Hearty Stew Recipe type: Entree   Locro | Hearty Stew is a Bolivian food recipe with beef, beans and mixed vegetables. Ingredients 500 g dry peeled yellow corn 250 g dry white beans 1 kg beef, cubed 400 g bacon, cubed 1 orange or yellow squash, peeled and diced 10 small baking potatoes, peeled … Continue reading