Today, Argentines are suffering amid great inflation, looking for cheap, good and healthy food with stew-like preparations providing nutrients through meat and vegetables. With one thousand nine hundred and fifteen pesos four people can eat with this traditional and “Creole” dish of Argentina
Every week the increase in prices, unobserved by the national government, and which always precedes the increase in wages, accelerates ingenuity so that “the money reaches”, and it is possible to meet all the needs of the people.
Malargue-challenging the pocket in times of crisis
What worries the most, as they are becoming more expensive, is groceries, and meeting this need leads to the search for the best options.
Andean Media proposes to bring valid alternatives to its followers, viewers, listeners and readers on how to “cut costs” with rich and nutritious food.
Puchero for four people for one thousand nine hundred pesos
Mayra Gutierrez is a young chef from Malarguina who proposes we spend less than two thousand pesos on a healthy and nutritious meal: the puchero.
Puchero is a typical preparation in the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, southern Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, among a few more.
The Argentine or “river plate” stew is similar to the Andalusian stew from which it is derived, although there is a difference, in that in our country “the meat takes precedence because of the abundance of vegetables”. Traditionally, puchero is made from “cheap beef cuts that contain the bone, such as caracu or ossobuco”.
The main ingredients “besides the meat” are potatoes, onions, pumpkin, carrots, sweet potatoes and corn, making “a simple preparation in a saucepan”, always “seasoned to taste with salt, pepper and parsley”.
The nutritional contribution of this widely consumed food in winter time lies in fibre, protein” vitamins A, D and B complex as well as other minerals like iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium and sodium. Vegetables. It contains There are also carbohydrates and antioxidants like beta-carotene.
There are 250 calories in one serving of Puchero.