May 25: the recipe to prepare the best locro

May 25: the recipe to prepare the best locro

On one of the most important dates in our country, we leave you the best preparation to celebrate National Day.


On May 25, National Day is celebrated to remember all the events that led to the consolidation of the First Patriotic Government in 1810. It was the culminating moment of the process that began on May 18, which would lead to the creation of the First meetingwho would go on to dam the country, replacing the viceroyalty.

The celebration of National Day every May 25 It is usually passed between loved ones. It is a permanent national holiday, so families have the opportunity to get together to prepare and taste one of the classic Argentine recipes: the locro. Therefore, here we leave you the step by step to prepare it.

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Step by step: how to cook locro

The preparation of the locro requires several ingredients, patience and dedication. However, the result is completely worth it.

Ingredients to make locro

  • 500g white corn
  • 250g white beans
  • 500g pork
  • 250g bacon
  • 1 chorizo
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • bay leaves
  • Chopped parsley to decorate

Locro preparation

  1. Soak the corn and beans in water for at least 12 hours.
  2. Cook the pork, bacon and chorizo ​​in a large pot until golden brown.
  3. Add the chopped onion, peppers and garlic and cook until tender.
  4. Add the corn, beans, paprika, salt, pepper and bay leaves. Cover with water and cook over low heat for about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  5. Adjust the seasoning and serve hot, sprinkled with chopped parsley.

Source: Ambito

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