This couldn’t-be-easier appetizer of grilled provolone with crushed red pepper and herbs is a classic Argentine way to start any grill fest. Purists use oregano but this version amps it up with Italian seasoning.
Tired of toting the same old casserole to your monthly pot-luck? Bake up a fresh batch of Argentinian style empanadas for a change of menu. Flaky, savory pastry surrounding onion and garlic flavored ground beef will capture everyone’s attention, and have them all scrambling to grab the last one!
A tasty side dish that can be used as a delicious appetizer on its own or as a sandwich filling, Berenjena en Escabeche is a classic dish from Argentina that combines eggplant, crushed red pepper flakes, and olive oil making a plate that goes well with meats, cheeses, and Argentine wine.
Chimichurri, a classic Argentinean sauce, is a great way to add zest to pasta, toasted bread, or grilled meats. This version uses prepared cilantro paste with fresh lime juice and garlic for a smooth texture and a super simple shortcut. Make a big batch and use some of our favorite food storage containers to keep the chimichurri fresh all week long.
Like its more famous green cousin, this recipe for red chimichurri sauce can add layers of flavor to your grilled proteins, with vibrant fresh greens. The addition of the smoky paprika not only gives this chimichurri its color, but it also imparts a mild smokiness that will make the traditional chimichurri green with envy.
In Argentina, the street food of choice is the Choripan, a bread roll filled with a split grilled sausage and slathered in the nation’s salsa of choice, a tangy parsley and garlic laced chimichurri. If you're feeling a little bit daring, go rogue, and add a slice of mozzarella for a gooey, melted sandwich.
Torrontés, a popular Argentinean export, is a great pairing for this light and refreshing summer mix. Dry and crisp, it allows the flavors of cucumber and St. Germain, an elderflower liqueur, to cut through the wine. It’s a perfect beverage for lounging in the cool summer twilights pool, lake or beachside.
The milanesa is arguably Argentina's most popular dish. In this recipe, instead of using meat, marinated slices of eggplant are coated with breadcrumbs and baked until crisp with a generous coating of salty parmesan cheese.