Pasta and Rice

Arroz Atollado de Pollo y Chorizo (Creamy Rice with Chicken and Chorizo)

9 comments April 29, 2014
Arroz Atollado de Pollo y Chorizo (Creamy Rice with Chicken and Chorizo)

Arroz Atollado is a traditional Colombian dish from the Pacific region of the country, which includes the departments of Nariño, Chocó, Cauca, and El Valle del Cauca. This region of Colombia is located on the pacific ocean and borders Panama in the north and Ecuador in the south. There are many different variations of this […]

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Lasaña de Pollo y Cerdo (Chicken and Pork Lasagna)

8 comments November 22, 2013
Lasaña de Pollo y Cerdo (Chicken and Pork Lasagna)

I am so excited to share this recipe that I love so much with you today! This Lasagna de Pollo y Cerdo is flavorful, cheesy and pure comfort food. This is my aunt’s Consuelo lasagna recipe and one of my favorite dishes! This Chicken and Pork Lasagna is so much more than just another lasagna recipe. […]

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Arroz Mixto Colombiano (Colombian-Style Seafood, Chicken and Pork Rice)

7 comments July 5, 2013
Colombian- Arroz de Mixto

It’s no secret that I love rice, so much so that I cook and eat rice everyday and can’t even begin to imagine serving a meal without a side of Arroz. But hey, I’m a Latina, what can I say? In Colombia and Latin America, we eat rice at almost every meal, in soups, salads, […]

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Arroz Marinero (Colombian-Style Seafood Rice)

4 comments April 11, 2013
Arroz Marinero (Colombian Seafood Rice)

Arroz Marinero o Arroz con Mariscos is a traditional and popular rice dish from the Atlantic Coast of Colombia. It is made with a combination of seafood, vegetables and Colombian spices. I used shrimp, clams and white fish in my recipe, which are typical ingredients used to make the dish, but most people in Colombia […]

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Pasta with Avocado Sauce and Garlic Shrimp

9 comments April 1, 2013
Pasta with Avocado Sauce and Garlic Shrimp

Latin cuisine is known for its varied flavors, wide use of spices, root vegetables, exotic fruits, and of course, rice and beans. Each country in Latin America offers its own traditional variety of food, flavors, and style of cooking. Latin dishes prepared outside of their countries of origin are often not the authentic Latin cuisine. […]

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Arroz con Pollo al Horno (Baked Chicken and Rice)

18 comments January 3, 2013
Arroz con Pollo al Horno (Baked Chicken and Rice)

Out of all my favorite traditional Colombian recipes, my mom’s Arroz con Pollo ranks in my top 10. This is a big deal, considering that I’m in love with the more than 750 recipes I’ve posted on mycolombianrecipes.com I love my mom’s Arroz con Pollo so much that I find myself eating the cold leftovers […]

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Arroz Chino Al Estilo Colombiano (Colombian-Style Fried Rice)

8 comments December 15, 2012
Arroz Chino mixto

This is the Colombian version of the world famous Chinese fried rice, and it was one of the staple dishes at our house growing up in Colombia. Colombia has Chinese restaurants every, some are poor quality and some are upscale, and this arroz chino is one of the most popular dishes in the country. Colombian […]

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