Vegan Argentinan Locro

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 35m
Ready In

Recipe: #40515

April 20, 2023

"This is going to be spicy, adjust the spices for your tastes. This is a vegetable stew, you might want to add 2 cans of hominy and butter beans, it's a whole butternut squash, if you have one baked up might be easier to deal with."

Original is 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (390.3 g)
  • Calories 412.2
  • Total Fat - 37.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 20.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 82.8 mg
  • Sodium - 1099 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 18.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4 g
  • Sugars - 4.7 g
  • Protein - 3.2 g
  • Calcium - 53.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 18.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Get spices all measured out.

Step 2

Heat the olive oil in a large stock pan over medium-high heat.

Step 3

Cut the mushrooms into strips then fry off until all liquid is gone, about 8 minutes.

Step 4

Add onion, red pepper, and the white parts of the spring onions and leeks.

Step 5

Cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.

Step 6

Add the spices, seasoning to taste and cook for 1 minute.

Step 7

Add the tomato paste and cook for a further 1 minute.

Step 8

Add the hominy and stock.

Step 9

Mix well to combine everything.

Step 10

Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to a gentle simmer.

Step 11

Simmer for 30 minutes.

Step 12

Add the sweet corn, potato and butternut squash. You might need to add more water to cover everything.

Step 13

Cook for 30 minutes.

Step 14

Stir well to break apart some of the squash and potatoes to make the stew thicker.

Step 15

Last 5 minutes add butter beans

Step 16

Add the spring onions and mix well.

Step 17

Serve the stew in a bowl with the sauce drizzled on top.

Step 18

Quiquirimichi sauce:

Step 19

Heat the oil in a pan over low heat.

Step 20

Add the spring onions and cook gently for 1 minute.

Step 21

Add the paprika, chili, salt and vinegar stir to combine everything and cook for a further 30 seconds.

Step 22

Turn off the heat then mix in the water.


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