Vegetable

Quinoa con Vegetales Asados (Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables)

8 comments August 9, 2012
Quinoa con Vegetales Asados (Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables)

I’ve come up with some great ideas using quinoa over the past few months. It is a wonderfully healthy and versatile grain and can be used in several ways. What I truly love about quinoa is that you can create so many flavor combinations dependent on the vegetables, spices and herbs you choose. Here are […]

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Macaroni Salad with Avocado Dressing (Ensalada de Coditos con Aderezo de Aguacate)

14 comments July 20, 2012
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This macaroni salad is so good, you can even serve it to pasta salad haters! It’s simple to prepare, satisfying, and it makes a fantastic alternative to the classic American macaroni salad. It is great for picnics and potlucks. My version of this American favorite includes many of the flavors I love in a salad. […]

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Top Ten Summer Salads

7 comments June 25, 2012
Quinoa-salad-with-pineapple

Hola Everyone, Here are my ten favorite summer salad recipes from My Colombian Recipes to celebrate the summer and the warm weather it brings. Fresh, fast, easy, and light summer salads, perfect for picnic style parties. Enjoy the wonderful vegetables, herbs and fruits. Buen provecho!

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Bolitas de Yuca con Azúcar (Cassava Balls with Sugar)

17 comments June 11, 2012
Bolitas de Yuca con Azúcar (Cassava Balls with Sugar)

I love yuca, also called cassava, which is a vegetable commonly found in Colombian cuisine. This is a fantastic dish to have as a snack. I love serving this for parties or for a movie-time snack. It’s also a wonderful alternative to potatoes. My husband and kids absolutely loved these Cassava Balls dusted with sugar […]

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Fiambre de Salmón (Salmon and Rice Packets)

9 comments June 6, 2012
Fiambre de Salmón (Salmon and Rice Packets)

Fiambre de Salmón is a perfect dish for picnics and other outdoor feasts because they’re portable and they taste just as good either hot or cold. My mom would make Fiambres de Pollo(Chicken) when I was a child to take to picnics, or paseos, as they’re called in Colombia. I made my version with salmon, […]

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Hervido Llanero de Pollo (Colombian Chicken Soup from Los Llanos)

13 comments May 6, 2012
Colombian Chicken Soup Llanero

I love my soups, especially traditional Colombian soups. Colombian cuisine has a vast repertoire of incredibly tasty, filling, and comforting soups. This is not a fancy soup, but it is absolutely delicious and a perfect dish if you want to taste the flavors of Colombian cuisine. Sancochos, or Hervidos, are hearty soups that contain many […]

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Sudado de Costillas de Res (Colombian Beef Short Ribs Stew)

10 comments April 27, 2012
Short Ribs Sudado

People always ask me how I would describe Colombian food, and my answer is always that the cuisine in Colombia varies from region to region. Each region has its own culinary traditions and is influenced by its regional agriculture, climate and the neighboring countries. However, we do have some dishes that are popular all over […]

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