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.

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

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

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

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

Silpancho

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Silpancho Recipe type: Entree   Silpancho is a Bolivian food recipe of steak with eggs in sauce. Ingredients cooking oil for deep-frying 4 potatoes, cut into strips 4 bananas, sliced 4 eggs 1 onion, finely chopped 1 #version# … Continue reading