Salvadoran Recipes

Welcome to our Salvadoran Cuisine page! Salvadoran cuisine is a rich blend of indigenous and Spanish influences, resulting in unique and flavorful dishes. This Central American cuisine is known for its use of fresh ingredients, bold spices, and traditional cooking techniques. From pupusas to tamales, Salvadoran cuisine offers a diverse range of dishes that are sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Salvadoran Cuisine
Salvadoran Cuisine

Salvadoran dishes

Here are some of the must-try Salvadoran dishes that you can learn to make with our recipes:


Pupusas are the national dish of El Salvador and are made with masa dough filled with cheese, beans, or meat, and then flattened and grilled. They are typically served with curtido (a pickled cabbage salad) and tomato sauce.


Tamales are another popular Salvadoran dish, made with masa dough and a variety of fillings such as chicken, pork, or vegetables. They are typically wrapped in plantain leaves and steamed until tender.

Sopa de Res

Sopa de Res is a hearty beef soup that is perfect for a comforting meal. It’s made with beef shanks, vegetables, and a variety of herbs and spices.

Pan con Pollo

Pan con Pollo is a traditional Salvadoran sandwich made with chicken, onions, tomatoes, and lettuce. It’s typically served on a soft roll or French bread.

Ensalada Rusa

Ensalada Rusa is a Salvadoran version of Russian salad, made with potatoes, carrots, peas, and mayonnaise. It’s a refreshing side dish that is perfect for picnics and potlucks.

We hope you enjoy exploring Salvadoran cuisine with our recipes and discovering new flavors and dishes.