Latin American recipes

Find authentic recipes from Brazil, Peru, Chile, Argentina and more. We have loads of authentic and festive recipes from home cooks like you, including Latin American starters for your next dinner party.

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121 reviews
 
18hr30min

Perk up pork with an overnight spicy-citrus marinade. Lightly toasting the cumin seeds and peppercorns in a dry pan turns up the heat on this full-flavoured roast. Serve with black beans and rice for a true Cuban-inspired meal.

Recipe by: Christine L.

 
5 reviews
 
1hr10min

I used to live in Colombia which is the land of large avocados! This was originally my mom's recipe from when I was a kid and I just tweaked it a little. Enjoy!

Recipe by: NatalieBain

 
11 reviews
 
4hr

This recipe is a MUST for rum lovers! If you don't like rum, then substitute another spirit, like brandy.

Recipe by: jdeans1956

 
195 reviews
 
1hr

A simple and hearty chicken chilli soup, which makes a lovely meal in itself. Chicken is simmered with peppers and cannellini beans in a spicy sauce. Serve on its own, or with rice, jacket potatoes or crusty bread. Use more or less chillies according to how spicy you like it.

Recipe by: Nancy Friskey

 
5 reviews
 
20min

Pao de Queijo is a Brazilian cheese bread made with tapioca flour. They’re puffy and chewy, like Japanese mocha, and perfect finger food, great for dipping! This Brazil recipe is really simple and will not take you long at all. This recipe is also great for coeliacs as tapioca flour is gluten-free.

Recipe by: clarkovitch

 
4 reviews
 
1hr35min

Tortillas, either made from wheat flour or cornmeal, are the basic bread that accompanies almost every meal in Mexico. These flour tortillas are easy to make and they have a multitude of uses – serve with meals in place of bread, make wraps with sandwich fillings, or roll round a savoury mixture, sprinkle with cheese and bake.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

 
9 reviews
 
1hr10min

In this unusual upside-down cake, juicy slices of mango are topped with a simple, light sponge mixture flavoured with lime zest and coconut. After baking, the cake is turned out so that the fruit is on top, then finished by dredging with icing sugar and caramelising under a hot grill.

Recipe by: Norma MacMillan

 
31 reviews
 
4hr20min

This takes a while to marinate, but the end result is very tender beef so it is well worth it. Serve hot with flour tortillas, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa and soured cream. This also works well with pork.

Recipe by: Clowe

 
7 reviews
 
1hr

I took a look around the site for a recipe like this, and not having found one, I decided to have a go creating one. My family really enjoy it. You can adjust the heat to your own preference. You could also omit the chicken for a nutritious vegetarian option. I think it's pretty versatile. It would be delicious served with tortilla chips, guacamole and a fresh green salad. Hope you like it!

Recipe by: rosaliebee

 
6 reviews
 
40min

Easy, rich and hearty vegetarian chilli which is a firm favourite with the whole family. We like it best with rice and grated cheese, but it's also good in tortilla wraps or with a jacket potato. Makes a large batch so it's good for a crowd, or freeze half for later.

Recipe by: captainlizzo

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