This famous Argentinean sauce is perfect for any grilled foods. My catering customers love this sauce on garlic crostini with grilled flank steak slices.
Squash and Kohlrabi Empanadas
Need to sneak some vegetables by a picky eater? These empanadas, inspired by a trip to Mendoza, Argentina, are the perfect vehicle for spicing up boring vegetables. Use homemade dough if you want, but for those short on time as we all usually are, store-bought pie crust works great. Switch up the vegetables with what is in season.
Authentic Empanada Pastry Dough
Try this easy and authentic empanada pastry dough! Quick to make since all ingredients are mixed in a food processor, then kneaded just very quickly and it's done. You can make it in advance, just cut it into discs, and freeze for later use.
Chipas (Argentinean Cheese Bread)
These delicious, Argentinean breads are small balls of cheese bread made from tapioca starch. They are quick and very easy to make. You could even make the dough ahead of time and keep it in the freezer. If you cannot find Argentinean cheeses, Italian cheese will do just fine.
Dulce de Leche
This is a typical sweet from Argentina. You can eat it alone, use it to fill cakes, or serve over bananas, ice-cream or any other dessert!
Argentine Chimichurri Bread
A spicy bread with lots of herbs and tons of flavor. This is a great bread for meat sandwiches.
Argentinean Skirt Steaks
This is the most requested main dish in my house. Everyone loves it and that is a rare thing indeed! These steaks are almost too simple to believe and they turn out great every single time. So tender and flavorful - you just can't mess them up! The adobo seasoning is quite salty, so keep that in mind as you season the steaks.
At first glance you'll say 'whoa! that's way too salty for me to try...' but stick with it. This is one of the best rib recipes I've ever tried. Very quick and easy.
Argentinean Potato Salad
A famous, classic South American dish otherwise known as 'Ensalada Rusa.' Makes absolutely the best appetizer. Ready to serve as soon as it is chilled, and even better overnight.
Chimichurri Roasted Potatoes
These potatoes are a great side dish all year round. They stand up to grilled and roasted meats very well. Sometimes I add a chopped cherry pepper to the chimichurri to add a little heat and color.
Bunuelos de Espinaca (Spinach Fritters)
When I was young, my Argentinean friend often had these South American fritters packed in her school lunch. I was always willing to indulge in as many as she would allow! Eventually her mother started packing extras! I've since lost her recipe, but this one produces the same delightful flavor and texture I relished as a kid. Enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or snack.
Gluten-Free Sandwich Cookies with Dulce de Leche (Alfajores)
These gluten-free sandwich cookie treats are very popular in Latin cultures, simply made with cornstarch and filled with dulce de leche.
Black Beans a la Olla
Fresh herbs gives a hot Spanish flair to this black bean dish. It's a favorite from my Argentine boyfriend. This is traditionally served over rice.
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Red Pepper Chimichurri
This tasty vegetarian sauce is an extremely versatile condiment. Great on sandwiches, in place of enchilada sauce, or used as a marinade. We put this stuff on practically everything! The recipe may seem rather involved but is really quite simple.
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Easy Chimichurri Sauce
Chimichurri is an uncooked sauce used for grilled meat; it originated in Argentina and Uruguay. The dominant flavors are parsley and garlic.
Argentinean Chimichurri Sauce
A unique chimichurri sauce that is great on everything! What makes it unique? It is a little thicker than the normal chimichurri with tomato and onion pieces. I have used in on fish, flank steak and chicken. I have even mixed it into classic spaghetti sauce recipes.
Chimichurri is a vinaigrette-style dip/marinade that hails from Argentina. Use it to top flank steaks or serve with grilled bell pepper halves topped with fresh mozzarella cheese--or just use it as a condiment for some warm baguettes. I'm getting hungry already.
Argentinian Steak with Red Chimichurri
Argentinian culture is renowned for beef and asados (barbecues). Red chimichurri sauce is the typical sauce accompaniment.
Latin American-style condiment sauce. This authentic chimichurri is great with beef or roasted chicken. Use as a spread on burgers or with steak. Also good with fish.
Argentine Corn Pie
My dad's wife taught me how to make this recipe and it's always a big success! People just love the soft white sauce. It's specially good to use that frozen corn in the back of the freezer!
Pasteles - Argentinean Caramel Filled Crescents
Argentinean caramel-filled crescents. A sweet treat that's worth the effort.
Grilled Porterhouse Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
This chimichurri sauce goes well with any kind of steak or pork.
Simple Grilled Pineapple Milhojas
This is a trendy dessert in Argentina. Includes the Argentinean form of caramel 'Dulce de Leche'. It is easy to make but if it is available to you it is cheap and served with just about anything in Argentinean desserts.
Chimichurri Muy Pefecto
My husband is from Argentina and I am constantly trying to recreate his favorite foods. This he absolutely fell in love with. Between his Mmmm's and Oooh's, he managed to say it was the best he ever had.