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Green plantain patties with cheese

Green plantain patties stuffed with cheese {Tortillas de verde}

Recipe for Ecuadorian green plantain patties stuffed with cheese, also known as tortillas de verde, made with a dough of green plantains, a cheese filling, and cooked on a griddle or frying pan. [read more]
Mixed salad with avocado cilantro dressing

Refreshing salads: Mixed salad with avocado dressing and salmon/avocado Caesar salad

Tasty and refreshing salads made using gluten free chips and waffle croutons as toppings. [read more]
Avocados with salmon tartare

Avocado and salmon tartare with mango habanero sauce

Delicious and easy to prepare recipe for avocado and salmon tartare with mango habanero sauce, can be prepared and served three ways: salmon tartare stuffed avocados, avocado and salmon tartare in cocktail glasses, and patacones/tostones plantain chips topped with avocado salmon tartare. [read more]
Crab salad stuffed avocados

Crab salad stuffed avocados

Recipe for crab salad stuffed avocados, prepared by filling ripe avocados with a salad of crab, red onion, bell pepper, cucumber, radishes, lime juice, olive oil, and cilantro. [read more]
Citrus marinated grilled fish

Citrus marinated grilled fish

Recipe for citrus marinated grilled fish, made with fish marinated in sour orange juice, orange zest, chipotle powder, garlic powder, cumin seeds, and oregano. Fish can also be seared. [read more]
Seafood spaghetti

Seafood spaghetti {Tallarines con mariscos} – Latin Weeknight Meals

Latin style seafood spaghetti recipe, or tallarines con mariscos, made with a mix of seafood – fish, shrimp, mussels, scallops, clams, and calamari - cooked in a sauce of tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, cumin, achiote [read more]
Peruvian Fish cebiche or fish ceviche

Peruvian fish cebiche or ceviche

Peruvian fish cebiche recipe prepared with fresh fish, limes, onions, spicy peppers, and cilantro. Served with boiled corn, cancha or Andean corn nuts, and sweet potato chips. [read more]
Grilled passion fruit shrimp skewers

Grilled passion fruit shrimp skewers

Delicious recipe for grilled shrimp skewers made with shrimp marinated in spicy passion fruit achiote sauce. [read more]
Egg salad stuffed avocado

Egg salad stuffed avocado

Delicious avocados stuffed with egg salad made with hard-boiled eggs, radish, red onion, celery, mayo (and/or yogurt), mustard, lime juice, cumin and jalapeños. Served on lettuce leaves and topped with dill and pickled red onions or salmon roe. [read more]
Ecuadorian Easter Recipes

Ecuadorian Easter Recipes

Traditional Ecuadorian Easter Recipes including fanesca soup, empanadas de viento, molo, humitas, arroz con leche and dulce de higos. [read more]
Shrimp tortilla soup

Shrimp tortilla soup

Shrimp tortilla soup recipe made with shrimp, cilantro, onions, garlic, jalapeños, tomatoes, spices, seafood broth, lime juice and served with queso fresco, tortilla chips, and avocado. [read more]
Oyster ceviche recipe

Oyster ceviche

Mouthwatering oyster ceviche recipe made with fresh oysters, lime juice, onions, tomato, bell pepper, cilantro and oil. [read more]
Salmon with corn salsa

Grilled salmon with corn salsa

Easy recipe for grilled salmon with corn salsa. The fish is marinated with orange juice, white wine, garlic, achiote and lemon pepper. Served with a delicious roasted corn tomato salsa. [read more]
Vegetarian ceviche recipe

Vegetarian ceviche de chochos

Ceviche de chochos is a vegetarian ceviche made with chocho beans, onions, tomatoes, cilantro, limes, oranges and tomato sauce. It is served with maiz tostado, chifles or plantain chips, avocados and hot sauce. [read more]
Nicoise salad recipe

Nicoise salad

Classic Nicoise salad recipe - tuna fish, potatoes, green beans, hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, olives and capers - with a Latin twist by adding avocado slices, lime marinated onions and a spicy serrano cilantro vinaigrette. [read more]
fanesca-ecuatoriana

Semana Santa or Easter in Ecuador

Guide to Easter celebrations and recipes for traditional Semana Santa or Easter dishes in Ecuador, including fanesca. [read more]
Arugula salad with strawberries and goat cheese

Strawberry goat cheese arugula salad

Quick and easy salad made with strawberry slices, crumbled goat cheese, arugula, red onions, spicy pecans, balsamic vinegar and olive oil. [read more]
Langostino ceviche recipe

Langostino ceviche

Easy recipe for langostino ceviche made with langostinos or shimp, lime juice, red onions, cilantro, hot peppers, garlic, and olive oil. [read more]
Seafood rice or arroz marinero recipe

Arroz marinero or seafood rice

Arroz marinero or seafood rice is a South American dish similar to Spanish paella, that is made with rice cooked in seafood broth and sautéed with shrimp, clams, squid, bay scallops, onions, garlic, bell pepper, cilantro and spices. [read more]
Repe lojano or green banana soup

Repe lojano or green banana soup

Repe is a creamy soup made with green bananas or green plantains, onions, garlic, milk, cheese and cilantro. [read more]