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

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

Picante de Pollo | Spicy chicken

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

Beans with Vegetables

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

Salad Platter

Salad Platter Recipe type: Salad   Salad Platter is a Bolivian food recipe called Ensalada de Legumbres. Ingredients 4 carrots, blanched and sliced 2 c. green beans, blanched and ends trimmed 2 red peppers, seeded and sliced in strips 1 small zucchini, sliced 1 small cucumber, sliced 4 to 5 mushrooms, sliced 2 to 3 cherry … Continue reading