If you’re looking for something simple yet delicious, simultaneously straightforward and slightly exotic, you must try your hand at Argentinian breakfast food.
Argentinian breakfast food isn’t about being complicated or so challenging to make that it takes you days of preparation.
Instead, you’ll love these Argentinian breakfast food recipes for how easy they are to prepare and how fun they are to eat. Plus, the flavor profile is astounding!
If you love breakfast food as much as I do, then you’ll have each one of these delicious meals added to your repertoire in no time.
Starting your day with a healthy dose of protein and good carbs will leave you feeling energized and ready to take on whatever life throws your way.
This scrambled dish is a favorite of mine.
Revuelto Gramajo combines delicious eggs and fried potatoes to make a filling breakfast dish bursting with flavor. The trick is to leave your scrambled eggs a little moist.
Medialunas are a very traditional Argentine breakfast food or snack option, made with sweet and enriched dough and layered with hints of lemon and vanilla.
These rolls are rich and buttery, made with a simple syrup that adds a component of sweetness.
You’ll fall in love the moment you bite into one of these delightful treats.
Make sure you keep the recipe around to impress important guests.
Argentinian breakfast food comes in all shapes and sizes and has various consistencies.
If you’re looking for something sweet and crispy, you must try Argentine churros.
Churros are surprisingly easy to make. You need flour, water, and salt for the dough and something tasty for filling, like dulce de leche.
I’ve always thought of churros as more of a dessert than a breakfast food. But who says they can’t be both?
Have you ever dreamed of stuffing steak with veggies and eggs? Well, now’s your chance with matambre arrollado!
The trick is to carefully cut a flank steak open so that it stays connected but has room for all the goodies to go inside.
I like eating mine with a bit of hot salsa on top.
Of all the Argentinian breakfast food I’ve had the pleasure of trying, I think empanadas are probably my favorite.
Beef empanadas, in particular, are a go-to for me.
The meat is so flavorful, and the pastry so succulent that you almost forget you’re not eating dessert.
It’s essentially a pastry filled with beef and peppers. You can even add a little cheese if you want.
If you’re a fan of eggs, toast, and hashbrowns, you’ll absolutely love the Argentinian take on the classic breakfast food.
Milanesa a Caballo features thin bread with fried beef, eggs, and fried potatoes on the side.
I like adding a little hot sauce to my eggs, but you can also try something creamy.
You can also sprinkle a little pepper on top and call it good!
Argentine tortilla is an Argentinian take on a traditional Spanish dish, and it is the closest thing to perfection I’ve ever tasted on this earth.
It’s a dish with eggs, potatoes, onions, and plenty of spices.
It’s all baked together in a skillet, Dutch oven, or ramekins for the perfect individualized breakfast experience.
We’ll talk about the more traditional version of chipa caburé, but first, you need to experience this griddled cheese bread that’s almost too good to believe.
Mixing tapioca flour with different gooey cheeses, you can create a cheesy dough perfect for sticking with a skewer and tossing on the griddle for a few minutes until golden brown.
The more traditional chipa is said to have come from native Argentine people centuries ago.
This small cheese bread is famous among street vendors and local cafes.
You make the dough with tapioca flour and add cheese and butter to make it cheesy.
Then you bake it all together in the oven for a delightfully gooey breakfast roll!
Learn more about Argentinian cuisine with these traditional breakfast dishes!
You can learn about other breakfast foods around the world on our blog, from Chinese breakfast dishes to Italian breakfast favorites.
1. Choose your favorite recipe.
2. Gather the necessary ingredients.
3. Prep and cook your recipe.