Asado (Spanish: [aˈsaðo]) is the barbecue of a social event in Hispanic/Latin culture. They are popular in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. In these countries, asado is a traditional way of preparing food and a traditional event. An asado usually has of beef, sausages, and sometimes other meats, which are cooked on a grill, called a parrilla, or an open fire.
- Kuhn, Christoph (28 June 2007). "Jedes Biest auf den Grill" (in German). Zurich: WOZ Die Wochenzeitung. Retrieved 29 December 2012.
Asado heisst eigentlich gegrilltes Fleisch, Braten; das Wort wird heute für das Grillereignis allgemein gebraucht.