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.

Fruit Salad with Frozen Yogurt

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Fruit Salad with Frozen Yogurt Recipe type: Dessert   Fruit Salad with Frozen Yogurt is a Bolivian food recipe with citrus fruits that is good with frozen yogurt. Ingredients 3 tablespoons honey 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 medium apple, cored and chopped 1 medium plum, pitted and sliced 1 large orange, peeled and sliced 1 large … Continue reading

Beans with Vegetables

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Beans with Vegetables Recipe type: Entree   Beans with Vegetables is a Bolivian food recipe called Porotos Granados. Ingredients 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 1 c. finely chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp. paprika 1 tsp. oregano 1 c. zucchini, peeled and chopped 4 c. canned navy or garbanzo beans (strain liquid and save) 1½ … 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

Llajua

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Llajua Recipe type: Sauce   Llajua is a Bolivian food recipe of spicy sauce. Ingredients 5 tomatoes, sliced 2 green chili peppers, without seeds 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp fresh basil leaves 1 tbsp fresh cilantro 5 arugula leaves 1 tsp ground cumin (optional) 1 tbsp olive … Continue reading

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