Beef is a major food in Argentina, and our image of Argentina often includes the gaucho herding cattle in the Pampas region, although in reality nearly 90% of Argentinians live in an urban area.
Add and brown:1 pound of cubed stew beefAdd:6 cobs corn cut in one-inch slices, or 1-17-ounce can of corn, drained1/2 pound of pumpkin or butternut squash, cubed (do not use canned)1/2 pound of white potatoes (1-2 medium), peeled and choppedReturn sautéed vegetables to saucepan.
Add:beef, vegetable stock or water to cover1 cup uncooked rice (not minute rice)Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender and meat is thoroughly cooked. Add ore liquid during cooking if necessary. This can be eaten alone or served over additional rice. This stew is often made with veal in place of beef, and cooks might substitute cassava (manioc) for the potato.