Side Dishes, Salads, and Sauces
Papa a la Huacaína Potato Salad - Ensalada de Papas con Huancaina
A twist on the Peruvian dish papa a la huancaina, this potato salad is dressed with creamy huancaína sauce and garnished with hard boiled eggs, bacon bits, and green onions.
Grilled Potato Salad - Ensalada de Papas
Roast some potatoes on the grill right alongside the meat, then quickly transform them into a yummy potato salad.
Pebre - Chilean Chile Pepper Salsa
Pebre is a very traditional condiment in Chile, great for serving with grilled meats or on sandwiches.
Ensalada Chilena - Onion & Tomato Chilean Salad
A simple but flavorful salad onion and tomato salad that makes a nice accompaniment to grilled meats.
Quinoa Sausage Casserole – Pastel de Quinoa
This casserole makes a great side dish for roasted chicken, and is great for stuffing. Make it without the chorizo for a vegetarian side dish.
Salsa de Aji Picante - Colombian Hot Pepper Salsa
This excellent Colombian aji sauce goes well with grilled meats and arepas.
Asparagus with Red Pepper Salsa & Queso Fresco
The red pepper salsa sets off the beautiful green color of the asparagus in this dish.
Chilean Chile Pepper Salsa - Chancho en Piedra
A close cousin to Chilean pebre, chancho en piedra is smoother and has tomatoes.
Spicy Rocoto Pepper Sauce - Crema de Rocoto
This creamy, spicy sauce will liven up rotisserie chicken as well as many other dishes.
Llajua - Bolivian Hot Sauce
A spicy Bolivian salsa made with hot peppers and tomatoes.
Peruvian Huacatay Salsa - Aji de Huacatay
A tasty and unusual Peruvian salsa made with the Andean herb huacatay.
Chimichurri Chicken Salad - Ensalada de Pollo con Chimichurri
Fresh garlicky green chimichurri sauce livens up a chicken salad that's perfect for sandwiches.
Anticuchos de Verduras - Grilled Vegetable Skewers
Grilled vegetable skewers are easy to make, taste great, and perfect for entertaining.
Venezuelan Black Beans
Rich and savory slow-cooked black beans, Venezuelan-style.
Farofa - Skillet Toasted Manioc Flour with Onions
Farofa is an essential condiment to many Brazilian dishes. It's made with manioc meal, or the ground root of the cassava or manioc plant.
Mango Salsa, Three Ways
Three slightly different versions of fresh mango salsa, to go with just about anything.
Choclo con Queso - Cheesy Corn Casserole
These hearty casserole features large kernel Andean corn in a rich cheese sauce.
Creamy Chimichurri Dip
This creamy garlic avocado dip makes a great sandwich spread, as well as a dip for fresh vegetables.
Wild Rice Salad with Roasted Pineapple, Pecans & Pomegranate Seeds
This wild rice salad has a sweet and savory dressing of maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, and soy sauce,and works well as a main course or as a side dish.
Fresh Corn, Edamame and Avocado Salsa
This fresh corn salsa is bursting with summer flavor.
Steak and Quinoa Salad with Mango Salsa
A refreshing salad with the healthy grain quinoa, a lime dressing, and strips of seasoned steak, all dressed up with a fresh mango salsa.
"Russian" Potato Salad - Ensalada Rusa
A hearty potato salad with beets and a mayonnaise-lime dressing.
Coconut Quinoa and Wild Rice Salad with Pineapple
This tropical quinoa and wild rice salad has pineapple, a d coconut lime dressing, and is topped with toasted coconut.
Fried Ripe Plantain Strips
Long strips of sweet fried ripe plantain.
Quinoa Salad with Pepper Mango Salsa - Ensalda de Quinoa con Mango
This colorful salad has high protein quinoa and lots of vegetables.
Coconut Lime Grilled Chicked Salad - Ensalada de Pollo con Coco
A tropical grilled chicken salad with pineapple and coconut.
Garlicky Collard Greens - Couve a Mineira
Brazilian-style collard greens are thinly sliced and cooked only briefly, resulting in bright green, fresh tasting greens.
Ajiaco - Colombian Potato and Corn Soup
A nourishing chicken soup made creamy potatoes and corn on the cob.
Salsa a la Huancaína - Spicy Cheese Sauce from Huancayo
This sauce originates from the Andean region of Peru called Huancayo. It's made with queso fresco or farmer's cheese, onions, and yellow aji chile peppers.
Grapefruit and Avocado Salad with Creamy Citrus Dressing
A healthy salad with grapefruit, avocado, pomegranate seeds, and a creamy citrus dressing.
Quinoa Salad with Creamy Avocado-Lime Dressing
This salad is a complete meal, with high protein quinoa, beans, corn and a creamy avocado-lime dressing.
Chimichurri Quinoa Salad - Ensalada de Quinoa con Chimichurri
Chimichurri sauce makes a quick dressing for this quinoa salad with Mediterranean flavors.
Roasted Andean Potatoes - Papas Criollas al Horno
These small Andean potatoes are seasoned and roasted.
Creamy Polenta - Receta de Polenta
This buttery, creamy polenta is a great winter side dish.
Chimichurri Sauce - Argentinian Chimichurri Marinade
A garlic and parsley sauce that always accompanies grilled steak in Argentine, chimichurri is also perfect as a marinade for beef or chicken.
Savory Mango Sauce - Salsa de Mango
A delicious savory sauce to serve with chicken or fish.
Tropical Ambrosia - Ambrosia de Frutas Tropicales
A tropical version of ambrosia with a passionfruit dressing and fresh coconut.
Black Eyed Pea Salad - Salada de Feijao Verde
A salad of fresh black eyed peas, red peppers, and green olives
Easy Homemade Croutons
These quick and easy croutons are a great way to recycle leftover stale bread.
Salsa de Maracuyá - Passion Fruit Sauce
A tart, savory passion fruit sauce to accompany chicken or fish.
Creamy Pumpkin Soup - Crema de Zapallo
A creamy, flavorful soup with pumpkin, chile peppers, and queso fresco cheese.
Arroz Jardinero - Gardener's Rice
This quick rice dish works both as vegetarian main course or as a side dish, and is a great way to eat your vegetables.