Close Button

Cheese Arepas

Cheese Arepas

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 30

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 10fluid ounces warm water

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt

  • 8ounces masa harina flour

  • 4ounces manchego cheese, grated (pecorino romano can be substituted)

  • oil, for shallow frying

  • 1 avocado, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 2 tomatoes , thinly sliced

  • 16 black olives, pitted and halved

Directions

  • 01

    Place the flour and salt in a large mixing bowl and gradually add the warm water, mixing to form a stiff dough.

  • 02

    Add the cheese and knead the dough for a few minutes then form into 4 balls.

  • 03

    Flatten the balls to a thickness of about 1/2 inch.

  • 04

    Heat oil in a large frying pan.

  • 05

    Add the arepas and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until crisp and golden, turning 3 or 4 times.

  • 06

    Drain on kitchen paper.

  • 07

    To Serve - split the arepas in half, place on serving plates and garnish with avocado, tomato slices and olives.

Review

0

Please Login to comment

Link copied