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15 Chilean Breakfast Recipes Worth Trying

Learn about Chilean breakfast dishes and try them yourself with these recipes.

It might surprise you that breakfast isn’t the most important meal of the day in Chile.

Traditional Chilean Sopaipilla fried pastries made of leavened dough

Chileans eat up to four meals a day, with lunch being the biggest. There’s breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a fourth meal called once that’s similar to tea time in Britain. 

That means breakfast, if it’s even eaten, is often light and simple. That doesn’t mean it’s any less delicious, though! I’m going to explain which dishes are traditional breakfast foods and give you recipes to try at home.

So without further ado, here are some of the most popular Chilean breakfast foods to start your day with. 

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Try these classic Chilean breakfast dishes to start off your day, or check out other traditional Chilean recipes if you want to learn more about their food culture!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin lives in East Passyunk and enjoys checking out the local restaurants in South Philly and beyond. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.