Peruvian Papa Huancaina - Willy's Style

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by rainna

Willy, a Peruvian friend gave me this recipe verbatim. The cheese sauce for this potato dish is one of the better ones that I have tasted. A Peruvian guest of mine practically drank up the whole sauce.

Top Review by Katya07

It tastes just like the one they serve in Peruvian restaurants! Delicious. Although, I do add some turmeric for the color.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place boiled eggs, potatoes and onions on a serving dish.
  2. Blend together in a blender the cream cheese, aji or yellow pepper, garlic, crackers, oil, milk, salt and pepper for 5 minutes until you get a thick mixture.
  3. It should be just thick enough to cover the potatoes.
  4. If the cheese sauce is watery, add half a boiled potato to thicken the sauce a little.
  5. Remove from the blender and pour over the potatoes and eggs.
  6. Top with black olives and lettuce for decoration.

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