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.

Parmesan Flat Bread

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Parmesan Flat Bread Recipe type: Bread   Parmesan Flat Bread is a Bolivian food recipe for a thick dough with cheese and sesame seeds. Ingredients 2 c. Parmesan cheese 2 c. all purpose flour 2 c. milk 1½ c. sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 3 eggs 380 g. butter sesame seeds for decoration Instructions Mix everything … Continue reading

Beef and Pumpkin Stew

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Beef and Pumpkin Stew Recipe type: Entree   Beef and Pumpkin Stew is a Bolivian food recipe for a stew baked in a pumpkin. Ingredients 4 cups water Salt 3 ears corn, shucked and sliced 1 cup olive oil 1 large onion, minced 1 red pepper, cubed 1 green pepper, cubed 2 pounds beef top round … Continue reading

Quinoa Dumplings

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Quinoa Dumplings Recipe type: Side   Quinoa Dumplings is a Bolivian food recipe for steamed or baked dumplings. Ingredients quinoa flour warm water salt Instructions Put the flour in a large bowl, add water until you have a kneadable dough and add a little salt. Knead for several minutes, then form into small dumplings. Put the … Continue reading

Cucumber Potato Salad

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Cucumber Potato Salad Recipe type: Salad   Cucumber Potato Salad is a Bolivian food recipe with tomatoes, cilantro and feta. Ingredients Diced cucumber Feta cheese Diced tomato Diced fresh cilantro Red potatoes Olive oil and white wine vinegar to taste Instructions Cook and cool the potatoes then cut into small pieces as for potato salad. Mix … 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