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.

Saice | Spicy Beef

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Saice | Spicy Beef Recipe type: Entree   Saice | Spicy Beef is a Bolivian food cooked with aji which is similar to hot pepper. Ingredients 2 lbs lean beef, cubed very small 1 tablespoon aji 4 medium onions, chopped 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped 1 clove garlic, finely chopped oregano, cumin, pepper & salt to taste … Continue reading

Lemon Pie

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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

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

Locro | Hearty Stew

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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

Cheese Humitas

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Cheese Humitas Recipe type: Side   Cheese Humitas is a Bolivian food recipe of corn puree baked in the oven. Ingredients 1 10-ounce package frozen corn, thawed and drained ¼ cup skim milk 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 tbsp sugar 1⁄2 tsp baking powder 1⁄2 tsp salt 1⁄4 tsp anise seeds 1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon 2 … Continue reading