This week’s Colombian menu is a collection of zippity-quick recipes with big flavor impact. And if you’re thinking poached eggs are too hard… think again. You’ll be a poached egg pro by the time you’re done reading my tips.
Salad Greens with Avocado Dressing (Vinagreta de Aguacate) [Recipe]
Thick and creamy dressing made with avocado, lime juice, fresh cilantro, vinegar, and olive oil.
Party Rice with Cola (Arroz con Coca Cola) [Recipe]
Rice becomes hauntingly sweet when cooked with water and cola. Sautéed onion adds depth of flavor.
Poached Eggs in Broth (Changua con Huevo) [Recipe]
Light broth made with milk and chicken stock serves as the poaching liquid for eggs. Served on a bed of thinly sliced scallions and fresh cilantro. Good for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Colombian Oatmeal Smoothie (Avena) [Recipe]
Oatmeal, brown sugar, and cinnamon cooked with plenty of milk. This creamy milkshake is perfect for brunch.