Olluquito

Olluquito is a dish made of meat and olluco, a potato-looking vegetable of the same family. Traditionally Olluquito is made with charqui—salt-dried/dehydrated llama meat.

Many Peruvians don't eat Olluquito with llama meat outside of the highlands, opting to replace the ingredient with beef instead.

Recipe for Olluquito

  • Fry meat with garlic, aj√≠ panca (dried red peppers), diced onion, and lots of salt
  • Stir the olluco in the beef and its juice; the result is a big pot full of the above ingredients
  • Serve on a bed of rice
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