Top 10 foods to try in Argentina

Top 10 foods to try in Argentina

Barbecue is a central part of Argentina's culture, and asado is a must-visit when visiting the country.


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Chichiichurri is a condiment commonly used in the country. It is made with finely chopped parsley, garlic, onion, and other spices. It can also be made with olive oil and vinegar.


The dish of provoleta, which is a type of grilled cheese made in Argentina, has gained a whole new meaning due to the country's significant Italian immigration.


In Argentina, cows roam the grasslands and provide the country with both dairy and beef. Their condensed milk gives the country its signature dish, dulce de leche.

Dulce de leche

According to reports, Argentina is the largest consumer of alfajores, which are made from a combination of flour and butter. The origins of the product can be traced back to the Arab world.


An empanada is a South American pasty that is commonly eaten by the working class in Argentina. It is a type of deep-fried or baked dish that is usually filled with either a savory or sweet stuffing.


Before Europeans colonized South America, the indigenous people there had been cultivating yerba mate.

Yerba mate

A must-have for any football match, this dish is made with beef and pork sausage and is served with chimichurri and crusty bread. The cooked meat is then grilled and served with a side of chimichurri and crusty bread.


A hearty dish that's commonly served during the cooler months is carbonada, which is a stew that's filled with meat, potatoes, carrots, and other vegetables. It's topped with fruits such as green grapes, pears, and dried apricots.


Matambre arrollado is a type of meat that's commonly found in Argentina. This is a super-slim cut of beef that's thinly sliced and is then stuffed with various vegetables, hard-boiled eggs, and herbs.

Matambre arrollado

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