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.

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

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

Salteñas

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Salteñas Recipe type: Entree   Salteñas is a Bolivian food recipe for a pastry stuffed with beef, peas and spices. Ingredients 1 (.25 ounce) package unflavored gelatin 3 potatoes, peeled 1½ tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1½ pounds ground beef 1 (10 ounce) package frozen petite peas, thawed 1 spring onion, sliced ½ cup fresh … Continue reading

Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie

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Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie Recipe type: Entree   Pastel de Choclo | Corn and Meat Pie is a Bolivian food recipe of their version for beef and chicken pie. Ingredients 6 large ears of corn, kernels only 8 leaves of fresh basil, finely chopped 1 tsp. salt 3 tbsp. butter ½-1 cup … Continue reading

Ground Beef Stew

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Ground Beef Stew Recipe type: Entree   Ground Beef Stew is a Bolivian food recipe with onions, tomatoes and bananas. Ingredients 1 lb. coarsely ground or finely chopped beef 6 cups of water ½ cup of vegetable oil 2 large onions, coarsely chopped 2 large tomatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped 2 green bananas, sliced crosswise into … Continue reading