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.

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

Quinoa Salad

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Quinoa Salad Recipe type: Salad   Quinoa Salad is a Bolivian food recipe with vegetables. Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups Water 1 tomato, chopped 1 pepper, chopped 1 onion, chopped Feta cheese Greek olives Dressing olive oil lemon juice garlic salt and pepper to taste Instructions Wash quinoa until the suds and bitter taste are … Continue reading

Pumpkin, Potato and Peanut Soup

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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

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

Cheese and Olive Empanadas

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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