Top 20 Famous Recipes Of Uruguay

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Uruguay is a beautiful South American country. It is known for its beach-lined coasts. It has a lot of historical architecture with eye-catching buildings and monuments. It is a very famous tourist attraction in the world. Uruguay also shares a very delicious cuisine. It has exotic food dishes that are unique to this place. In this list, we have mentioned some of the best dishes that should be enjoyed in Uruguay.

1. Chivito

Chivito is a national dish and a popular steak and egg sandwich in Uruguay. Tomato, cheese, ham, and lettuce are also added to this dish. This dish is enjoyed with French fries and salads.


2. Empanadas Criollas

Empanadas Criollas are baked pies that are popular in Uruguay. It is stuffed with meat, spices, onions, and eggs. It is a very delicious recipe and enjoyed as a quick meal.

2.Empanadas Criollas

3. Garrapiñada

Garrapiñada is a trendy sweet snack in Uruguay. It consists of pan-fried peanuts with vanilla, water, and sugar until they are caramelized. It has a crunchy and delicious taste.


4. Ñoquis de Papa

Ñoquis de Papa is a trendy potato gnocchi recipe in Uruguay. It has a delicious taste and is served with Salsa Tuco, a kind of sauce made with tomato, garlic, green pepper, carrot, and beef. It is a traditional and authentic meal.

4.Noquis de Papa

5. Pamplona De Cerdo

Pamplona De Cerdo is a famous grilled meat recipe in Uruguay. The meat cutlets are stuffed with onion, ham, red pepper, cheese, and olive. The cutlets are made into sausage and then grilled. It has a delicious and rich taste.

5.Pamplona De Cerdo

6. Asado

Asado is a great barbecue meal in Uruguay. Meat like cattle and poultry and especially beef is grilled to prepare a meal. Vegetables are also used. These are grilled and enjoyed at gatherings and social events.


7. Alfajores

Alfajores is a famous cookie in Uruguay. It consists of two biscuits that are filled with Dulce de leche. This cookie is covered with chocolate to enhance the taste. It is a very delicious and mouth-watering dessert.


8. Revuelto Gramajo

Revuelto Gramajo is a scrambled fries recipe enjoyed in Uruguay. It combines onion, peas, diced ham, and fried julienne potatoes. It is an easy-to-make recipe and enjoyed as a meal.

8.Revuelto Gramajo

9. Pancho Con Papas

Pancho Con Papas is a hotdog recipe of Uruguay. It contains beef sausage called frankfurter. Carrot, onion, red chili peppers, or mushrooms are also used in its preparation. It is a delicious dish and is topped with fried julienne potatoes.

9.Pancho Con Papas

10. Choripán

Choripán is a traditional sausage of Uruguay. Beef and pork are added to this dish. It is cooked in fire embers and has a smoky taste. Chimichurri sauce is prepared to serve this dish. It has a rich and delicious taste.


11. Medialunas

Medialunas is the Uruguayan croissant dish. It is in the shape of a half moon and is smaller than regular ones. It is sweeter because of saccharine syrup. It is enjoyed with coffee.


12. Milanesa A La Napolitana

Milanesa is a type of cutlet made with meat. The meat is baked or fried with bread. It is topped with oregano, ham, tomato, and cheese. It is made sure that the cheese is melted before serving. It has a rich and delicious taste.

12.Milanesa A La Napolitana

13. Torta Chajá

Torta Chajá is a traditional cake recipe in Uruguay. It is prepared with three ingredients that are sponge cake, peaches, and meringue. Sometimes whipped cream is also added to enhance the taste. It has a soft texture and is a delicious recipe.

13.Torta Chaja

14. Fainá

Fainá is a baked flatbread popular in Uruguay. It is made with chickpea flour, olive oil, salt, and pepper. It is enjoyed as a snack with cheese and sauces.


15. Ensalada Rusa

Ensalada Rusa is a trendy salad recipe in Uruguay. It is prepared with potatoes, peas, and carrots. Eggs and olives are sometimes added too. It is enjoyed as a side dish for many recipes.

15.Ensalada Rusa

16. Chivito Al Plato

Chivito Al Plato is a chivito recipe served on a plate instead of as a sandwich. The ingredients include beef, eggs, tomato, lettuce, cheese, and ham. They are eaten with a fork and knife. This dish excludes the buns.

16.Chivito Al Plato

17. Torta Pascualina

Torta Pascualina is a vegetarian dish which is traditionally prepared with spinach, ricotta cheese, and hard-boiled eggs. It has a delicious taste enjoyed in Uruguay.

17.Torta Pascualina

18. Sándwiches De Miga

Sándwiches De Miga is a famous recipe of Uruguay. The brown layer of bread is removed before preparing this. The bread is stuffed with red chili pepper, mayonnaise, tomato, cheese, eggs, ham, and lettuce. It is quick and can be enjoyed as a breakfast.

18.Sandwiches De Miga

19. Pizza A Caballo

Pizza A Caballo is a trendy pizza in Uruguay. It is made with fainá, cheese, tomato, and black pepper. It does not contain any horse meat and is enjoyed as a delicious meal.

19.Pizza A Caballo

20. Tortas Fritas

Tortas fritas is the popular pies recipe of Uruguay. The pies are made with wheat flour, milk, salt, and cow fat. The dough is then deep-fried to obtain the desired dish. It has a delicious taste.

20.Tortas Fritas