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.

Spicy Black Bean Chili

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Spicy Black Bean Chili Recipe type: Entree   Spicy Black Bean Chili is a Bolivian food recipe with onions, garlic and chilies. Ingredients 1 pound black beans ⅛ vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped 8 large garlic cloves, chopped 3 jalapeños chilies, seeded, chopped ¼ cup chili powder (Ancho chili powder) 1 Anaheim pepper, chopped, seeded … Continue reading

Salteñas

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Salteñas Recipe type: Entree   Salteñas is a Bolivian food recipe for a pastry stuffed with beef, peas and spices. Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package unflavored gelatin 3 potatoes, peeled 1½ tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1½ pounds ground beef 1 (10 ounce) package frozen petite peas, thawed 1 spring onion, sliced ½ cup fresh … Continue reading

Palta Rellena

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Palta Rellena Recipe type: Entree   Palta Rellena is a Bolivian chicken and shrimp stuffed avocado. Ingredients 4 oz shrimp, peeled and cooked 2 avocados ½ banana, sliced 2 tsp lemon juice ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp half & half salt and black pepper 1 pinch paprika 1 pinch sugar 1½ cups chicken, cooked and diced … 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