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

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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

Leche Asada

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Leche Asada Recipe type: Dessert   Leche Asada is a Bolivian food recipe of rich baked custard. Ingredients 6 eggs 2 cups milk 1 cup sugar cinnamon Instructions Blend the eggs, sugar, and milk until well mixed. Pour mixture into a baking dish. Bake at 350F for 1 hour. Let cool and sprinkle with cinnamon before … Continue reading

Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie

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Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie Recipe type: Entree   Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie is a Bolivian food recipe of their version for beef and chicken pie. Ingredients 6 large ears of corn, kernels only 8 leaves of fresh basil, finely chopped 1 tsp. salt 3 tbsp. butter ½-1 cup … 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

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