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Asado: The heart of Argentina

Argentine asado is a traditional barbecue that is a staple of Argentine culture. It is a social event that brings people together to enjoy good food, good company, and good conversation.

Asado is typically made with grilled meat, such as beef, pork, chicken, or lamb. The meat is cooked over an open fire or grill, and it is seasoned with salt, pepper, and other herbs and spices.

Asado is often served with a variety of side dishes, such as grilled vegetables, salad, and bread. It is also a popular accompaniment to Argentine wines.

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Yield: 4-6 servings

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 2-3 hours

Total time: 2-3 hours 30 minutes


  • 2 pounds beef, pork, chicken, or lamb, cut into 1-inch thick slices

  • 1 tablespoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano


  1. In a large bowl, combine the meat, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and oregano.

  2. Toss to coat the meat evenly.

  3. Preheat the grill or barbecue to medium-high heat.

  4. Grill the meat for 2-3 minutes per side, or until cooked to desired doneness.

  5. Serve immediately.


  • For a richer flavor, use a dry rub instead of a marinade.

  • If you don't have a grill or barbecue, you can cook the meat in the oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 20-25 minutes, or until cooked to desired doneness.

  • Asado is often served with chimichurri sauce, which is a sauce made with parsley, garlic, oregano, vinegar, and olive oil.

Argentine asado is a delicious and hearty dish that is perfect for a summer barbecue. It is a great way to enjoy good food and good company with friends and family.

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