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.

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

Cheese Humitas

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 #version# … 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

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad Recipe type: Salad   Quinoa Salad is a Bolivian food recipe with vegetables. Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa 2 cups Water 1 tomato, chopped 1 pepper, chopped 1 onion, chopped Feta cheese Greek olives Dressing olive oil lemon juice garlic salt and pepper to taste Instructions Wash quinoa until the suds and bitter taste are … Continue reading

Leche Asada

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