• 10 Traditional Colombian Main Dishes You Must Try

by: anika854, created: 16 Jun 2017, updated: 16 Jun 2017 (Public)

Colombian food is very diverse, each region of the country having its own characteristic dishes. This wonderful cuisine offers dishes that have been handed down from generation to generation, influenced by not only indigenous Colombian culture, but Spanish, African and Arab cultures as well.
Colombian food is versatile, rich, full of flavor, colorful and comforting.

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    1. Bandeja Paisa (Colombian)

    A huge mixture of food on more of a platter than a plate, it consists of grilled steak, fried pork rind, chorizo sausages, on a bed of rice and red beans that ...



    2. Pescado Frito (Colombian)

    Very popular dish from the coast of Colombia. Fried whole fish normally accompanied by rice, plantain or platano maduro and salad



    3. Lechona (Colombian)

    Typical dish from the Tolima area and consists of a whole roasted pig, stuffed with rice, yellow peas, green onions and spices which is cooked for ten hours in a clay oven. ...



    4. Arroz Con Pollo (Peruvian)

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    5. Arroz Atollado (Colombian)

    It is a Colombian cuisine dish from Cali, Colombia and the surrounding area. it contains chicken, pork, potatoes of various kinds, vegetables and seasonings. Arroz atollado may be served with fried plantain ...



    6. Tamales (Colombian)

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    7. Sudado De Pollo (Colombian)

    This chicken stew is one of the most popular dishes in Colombian homes. It’s delicious served with white rice on the side which soaks up the flavorful sauce.



    8. Chuleta Valluna (Cambodian)

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