Main Courses - Platos Principales
Peruvian Roasted Chicken with Yellow Potatoes - Pollo a la Brasa
This roasted chicken recipe with yellow potatoes has the flavor of Peruvian rotisserie chicken, pollo a la brasa, and is very easy to make.
Smoky Black Bean Chili with Ham - Guiso de Frijoles Negros con Jamón
A rich and smoky black bean chili, perfect for chilly nights.
Quinoa Mushroom Risotto - Quinotto
Quinoa risotto, or "quinotto" is a rich and creamy version of the Andean grain quinoa.
Coconut Cashew Chicken Tenders with Sweet and Sour Guava Sauce
Crispy coconut cashew chicken tenders with a sweet and sour guava dipping sauce.
Chancaca-Glazes Salmon with Pineapple Salsa
This glazed salmon is topped with a delicious pineapple salsa.
Lomo al Trapo - Grill-Roasted Beef Tenderloin
Tender, delicious tenderloin steak roasted in a salt crust.
Pollo a la Brasa Chicken Breasts - Recipe for Peruvian Marinated Chicken
Baked chicken breasts with Peruvian roast chicken flavor.
Carne Guisada - Savory Beef Stew
A rich, slightly exotic beef stew with hints of the tropics, thanks to a secret ingredient.
Charquican - Chilean Beef Stew
Charquican is a traditional Chilean beef stew made with dried beef (charqui), squash, and potatoes.
Quick Peruvian-style Chicken Stir Fry - Pollo Saltado
This Peruvian-style chicken stir fry has onions, bell peppers, and fried potatoes - a Latin-Asian fusion dish that's sure to please.
Shrimp Paella - Arroz con Camarones
A quick and tasty dish of shrimp with rice.
Easy Chorizo Paella - Quick Chorizo and Rice
A quick and easy paella recipe for weeknights.
Quinoa Sausage Casserole – Pastel de Quinoa
This casserole works well as a main course, but can also be used as stuffing for poultry.
Grilled Chicken Tacos
These grilled chicken tacos will please a crowd, even picky eaters.
Argentinian Sorrentinos - Ravioli Pasta with Ham and Mozzarella Cheese
Sorrentinos are a popular and unique Argentinian pasta. They are round stuffed raviolis, filled with ham and cheese and ricotta.
Tacachos con Cecina - Roasted Plantain Fritters with Pork
Tacachos are an specialty from the Amazon of grill roasted plantains with pork.
Torta Espanola - Potato and Onion Frittata
This hearty one-skillet dish is simple yet satisfying.
Venezuelan Perico - Scrambled Eggs with Onions and Tomatoes
Perico is a savory Venezuelan breakfast dish of scrambled eggs seasoned with onions and tomatoes.
Venezuelan Chicken Pot Pie - Polvorosa de Pollo
Polvorosa de pollo is a delicious Venezuelan pastry filled with a rich chicken and vegetable mixture.
Weeknight Skillet Chicken with Kale, Tomatoes, Amaranth & Quinoa
Sautéed chicken breasts, breaded with amaranth, are served over quinoa, kale and tomatoes in this weeknight, one-skillet meal.
Savory Sausage Bread Pudding - Pudin de Pan Salado con Salchicha
This rich and savory bread pudding with sausage and cheese is great brunch dish.
Crockpot Carnitas - Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Carnitas are delicious pieces of pulled pork, perfect for tamales and arepas.
Chorizo Sausage & Beef Chili with Choclo Corn
This spicy beef and bean chili with chorizo sausage and choclo corn is even better the day after it's made.
Savory Bread Pudding with Mushrooms & Swiss Chard - Budin de Champiñones
A rich and savory bread pudding with mushrooms, swiss chard, and parmesan cheese.
Chicken and Rice a la Valenciana - Arroz con Pollo Nicaraguense
A rich and complex version of arroz con pollo, loaded with ham, chicken, olives and vegetables.
Grilled Cumin Lime Chicken - Pollo a la Plancha
For foolproof juicy, flavorful grilled chicken - brining is the key!
Lechon Asado - Seasoned Roast Pork
Lechón asado is a deliciously seasoned tender pork roast that is perfect as a main course, with leftovers that make excellent sandwiches (pan con lechón).
Grilled Pork Ribs - Costillas de Cerdo a la Parilla
These pork ribs get lots of flavor from a spicy marinade and a smoky grill.
Pork Rib Plate with Fried Eggs - Costillas de Cerdo a la Riojana
This big plate of ribs, vegetables, french fries and fried eggs will satisfy any appetite, Argentinian-style.
Ham and White Bean Stew - Guiso de Jamon y Frijoles Blancos
A nourishing winter stew of white beans and smoky ham.
Veggie Venezuelan Lasagna - Pasticho de Verduras
A rich vegetarian lasagna, prepared iVenezuelan-style with a creamy bechamel sauce
Creamy Venezuelan-style Lasagna - Pasticho Venezolana
This Venezuelan lasagna has lots of creamy bechamel sauce, in addition to the regular beef and tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.
Brazilian Fish Stew - Moqueca de Peixe
This Bahian-style fish stew recipe is easy to prepare and absolutely delicious. Pieces of fresh fish are slmmered in palm oil and coconut milk with red peppers, onions, and tomatoes.
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Manchego Cream Sauce - Noquis de Camote con Manchego
Soft gnocchi made with sweet potatoes, served in a rich manchego cheese sauce.
Tacu Tacu Veggie Burgers - Vegetarian Burgers with Black Beans and Rice
Spicy and delicious black beans and rice veggie burgers - a great vegetarian meal.
Tamale Pie - Pastel de Tamal
This "tamale" pie is classic comfort food, and much simpler to make than traditional tamales.
Spanish Tortilla with Chorizo - Tortilla a la Espanola con Chorizo
A hearty Spanish omelette made with eggs, potatoes, and chorizo sausage.
Venezuelan Steak with Black Beans and Rice - Pabellon Criollo
Pabellon criollo is a traditional beans and rice dish from Venezuela, with seasoned black beans, white rice, and tender flank steak.
Garden Produce Tamales
These vegetarian tamales have a savory filling of corn, vegetables, and cheese.
Papas Chorreadas - Colombian Potatoes with Cheese Sauce
Papas chorreadas are a Colombian specialty - red potatoes smothered in a delicious sauce made with onions, tomatoes and cheese.
Chilean Beef and Corn Casserole - Pastel de Choclo
Pastel de choclo is a traditional dish from Chile. It's a beef casserole similar to shepherd's pie, but the meat and onions are topped with a delicious layer of creamed corn instead of mashed potatoes.
Easy Slow Cooker Stewed Chicken - Great for Empanadas or Tacos
This easy slow cooker stewed chicken is very versatile and makes a great filling for empanadas, tacos, and burritos.
Cheddar Potato Frittata - Torta Espanola con Queso
Potatoes, eggs, and cheese come together in this one-skillet comfort food dish.
Breakfast Empanadas with Bacon and Eggs
These bacon and egg breakfast empanadas are a portable meal for any time of day.
Chorizo Breakfast Casserole - Pastel de Chorizo, Queso, y Pan
A rich and cheesy breakfast casserole made with fresh chorizo sausage.
Pastel de Col Rizada - Kale and Onion Tart with Queso Fresco
This savory vegetarian double-crusted vegetarian tart is filled with kale, caramelized onions, and cheese.
Quinoa and Roasted Vegetable "Sliders" - Hamburguesas de Quinoa
These bite-size vegetarian quinoa "burgers" are tasty and good for you.
Argentinian-style Vegetable Pizza - Fugazzeta de Verdura
A double crust "stuffed" pizza, Argetinian-style, filled with veggies and cheese and topped with caramelized onions.
Pollo en Escabeche - Chicken with Onions and Capers
A great weeknight dish of tangy chicken with onions and capers.
Grilled Fresh Corn Tamales - Tamales a la Parilla
These tamales are easy to cook on the grill, right alongside grilled meats.
Fugazza - Argentinian-style Focaccia
This Argentinian favorite is a focaccia-like pizza topped with lots of onions.
Oven Roasted Salmon with Plantains and Pineapple
This quick and healthy roasted salmon bakes in one pan with sweet roasted plantains and pineapple.
Spanish Tortilla with Sweet Potatoes and Bacon - Torta Espanola de Camote
This frittata-type dish from Spain is made with eggs and potatoes, and works well as an appetizer or main course.
Turkey with Quinoa Chorizo Stuffing - Pavo Relleno con Quinoa y Chorizo
Quinoa and chorizo fill this elegant rolled turkey breast.
Savory Cheese Empanadas with Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Cauliflower
Small, tender empanadas with a flaky, cheesy crust, are filled with mashed potatoes and roasted cauliflower.
El Salvador-style Chicharrón - Chicharrón Salvadoreño
In El Salvador, chicharron is seasoned shredded pork, used to fill pupusas, or thick corn tortillas.
Parmesan Arepas with Roasted Butternut Squash - Arepas Parmesanas con Calabaza
Savory cheese arepas topped with roasted butternut squash make a great vegetarian entree.
Fugazzeta - Stuffed Argentinian-style Pizza
Argentinian-style double crust pizza stuffed with mozzarella cheese and topped with lots of onions.
Peruvian Shrimp and Potato Chowder - Chupe de Camarones
A thick and hearty shrimp chowder with yellow potatoes and corn.
Feijao de Coco - Black Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk
A delicious creamy comfort-food dish of black eyed peas and coconut milk.
Corvina con Pimienta Molle - Chilean Sea Bass with Pink Peppercorns
Sea Bass and pink peppercorns are native to South America, and they are combined here in the novo andino (new andean) style. Novo andino cuisine uses traditional South American ingredients in new and creative ways, with influences from around the world.
Quinoa Risotto with Roasted Corn - Quinotto con Choclo
A great fall dish of creamy quinoa "risotto", seasoned with bacon and onions, topped with roasted corn kernels.
Weeknight Feijoada - Brazilian Black Bean Stew in the Slow Cooker
A simplified version of traditional Brazilian feijoada, prepared in the slow cooker.
Navy Bean and Corn Soup from Argentina - Locro de Argentina
Locro is the Spanish word for stew, or thick soup. This navy bean soup is a version of locro from Argentina. It's similar to corn chowder, and is made with beans, chorizo, beef, smoked bacon, and squash, and served with a spicy salsa.
Vegetable Pastel de Choclo - Pastel de Choclo Vegetariano
Pastel de choclo is a traditional Chilean casserole which has a meat filling topped with a layer of creamed corn. This vegetarian version substitutes a flavorful vegetable ragout for the beef layer.
Salmon and Pineapple Skewers - Brochetas de Salmon y Piña
These salmon and pineapple skewers are sweet, salty, and savory all at the same time.
Empanada Gallega - Spanish-style Empanada Pie
A large Spanish-style empanada "pie", filled with savory vegetables and tuna.
Arroz Tapado con Carne - Covered Ground Beef and Rice
This simple but elegant beef and rice dish is great for company, but easy enough for any weeknight.
Carne Asada - Colombian-style Grilled Flank Steak
Colombian-style grilled flank steak with a citrus marinade.
Weeknight Seasoned Chicken Tenders - Milanesas de Pollo
These seasoned chicken tenders are easy and quick to make.
Pineapple Mango Glazed Spiral Cut Ham
This pineapple mango glazed ham is perfect for a holiday celebration, or any large gathering.
Quince, Chorizo, and Cornbread Dressing
Serve this cornbread and chorizo casserole with sweet potatoes and quince with roast chicken or turkey, or serve it on its own as a main course.
Quick Weeknight Chicken Tenders
These easy chicken tenders have a great South American flavor and are great in burritos or emapanadas.
This quick and easy version of pollo arvejado, a popular Chilean dish, is perfect for busy weeknights.
Bandeja Paisa - Colombian Steak, Red Beans & Rice
A classic Colombian dish, bandeja paisa is a meal for those with hearty appetites. Fried steak, red beans, rice, chicharron (fried pork rind), an arepa, and a fried egg are all served together on one (big) plate. It's certainly not a dieter's dish, but once in a while it's fun to indulge.
Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash - Calabaza Bellota con Quinoa
This colorful baked squash is stuffed with quinoa and fresh corn.
Slow Cooker Chicken & Potatoes "A La Brasa" - Pollo en Olla de Coccion Lenta
A simple way to enjoy the flavors of pollo a la brasa - thanks to the slow cooker.
Quick Skillet Steaks with Chimichurri - Lomo de Res al Sartén
Quick Argentinian-style steaks without firing up the grill.
Brazilian Açaí Bowl - Açaí Na Tigela
A refreshing bowl of nutritious acai with bananas and granola.
Fried Rice with Okra - Arroz Frito com Quaibo
A quick weekend dish of fried rice with crisp fresh okra.
Fish Tacos - Tacos de Pescado
Seasoned fish with corn and red pepper salsa fills warm corn tortillas.
Tallarines Verdes - Noodles with Spinach Pesto
The bright green sauce on these noodles is made with spinach and basil.
Milanesa Napolitana - Argentinian Fried Steak, Italian-style
Milanesa napolitana is an Argentinian favorite - breaded fried steak topped with ham, tomato sauce, and cheese.
Skillet Carne Asada - Seasoned Flank Steak with Tortillas
An inndoor version of tasty carne asada, this seasoned flank steak is quickly seared in a skillet.
Roast Turkey "A La Brasa" - Pavo Horneado
Roast turkey with the delicious flavor of the famous Peruvian pollo a la brasa.
Tira de Asado - Argentinian-style Grilled Beef Ribs
These ribs are cooked in the Argentinian way, with minimal seasoning and a special cut.
Ham and Potato Croquettes - Croquetas de Jamon y Queso
This croquettes are made of mashed potatoes, ham and cheese. Make them bite-size and serve as an appetizer, or make larger ones as a main course.
Carne Mechada Chilena - Chilean-style Pot Roast
This tender pot roast with rich gravy is a popular Chilean dish called carne mechada.