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.

Fritanga

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Fritanga Recipe type: Entree   Fritanga is a Bolivian food recipe of spicy pork and egg stew. Ingredients 4 thick pork chops (with bone) 11⁄2 cups water 3 tbsp oil 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp mint, minced 1⁄2 cup parsley, minced 1 tbsp crumbled oregano 4 cloves garlic, minced 11⁄2 tsp … 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

Pork Fricassé

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Pork Fricassé Recipe type: Entree   Pork Fricassé is a Bolivian food recipe with hominy and chilies. Ingredients Pork, cubed Garlic Cumin Chiles or hot sauce Hominy 12 Chuno or small peeled potatoes Instructions Stew large chunks of pork in a broth flavoured to taste with garlic, cumin, and chiles or a small amount of hot … Continue reading

Salad Platter

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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

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