These are some of the most popular Ecuadorian breakfast dishes. These traditional Ecuadorian dishes are great for breakfast or brunch, as well as for the afternoon coffee break. You can think of these Ecuadorian classic dishes as the ones that go really well with a hot cup of cafecito or black coffee.
Bolon de verde: Bolon de verde are green plantain dumplings stuffed with cheese, chorizo or chicharrones and fried until crispy.
Empanadas de verde: Empanadas made from green plantain dough and stuffed with cheese and onions.
Empanadas de viento: Empanadas de viento are Ecuadorian empanadas stuffed with cheese and onion, then fried and sprinkled with sugar.
Humitas: Ecuadorian humitas are savory steamed corn cakes made from a mixture of freshly ground corn, onion, garlic, cheese, eggs, and cream, which is placed inside corn husks and steamed.
Majado de verde: Majado de verde is a green plantain mash made with green plantains, onions, garlic, and achiote. Majado is served with fried eggs and cheese slices.
Mote pillo: Mote pillo consists of hominy sautéed with onions, garlic, achiote, eggs, milk, chives and cilantro or parsley, and served with hot black coffee and slices of fresh cheese
Pan de yuca: Pan de yuca or cheese breads are yummy melt in your mouth warm breads made with cheese and yuca or cassava starch