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.

Quinoa Dumplings

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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

Picante de Pollo | Spicy chicken

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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

Beef and Pumpkin Stew

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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

White Cake

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White Cake Recipe type: Dessert   White Cake is a Bolivian food recipe with a hint of lemon. Ingredients 1 c. flour 1½ tsp. baking powder ¼ c. cornstarch ⅛ tsp. salt 3 eggs 1 c. sugar ¼ tsp. lemon extract or zest of ½ lemon 5 tbsp. water 3 c. powdered sugar ¾ tsp. lemon … Continue reading

Cucumber Potato Salad

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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