Light Arepas

Recipe by Kathy228
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READY IN: 28mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 6 arepas
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl, add cornmeal, salt, pepper, baking powder. Mix well.
  • Add the cheese (eg: jack, mozzarella, cheddar, or combination)and combine well.
  • With a fork, stir in boiling water.
  • Add eggs.
  • Mix with a fork until dough leaves the side of the bowl.
  • Knead dough with your hands only enough to form a ball.
  • About 3/4 cup of dough makes one arepa.
  • Flatten balls and fry in a lightly greased pan until golden.
  • Or cook in arepa cooker until arepas sound hollow when tapped.
  • Let cool slightly and serve.
  • TO EAT: Split like an Eng. muffin and with a spoon, scoop-out the fluffy cornmeal insides then fill the shells with anything you like. The scooped-out cornmeal can be eaten with a fork or discarded. Or don't scoop them out it's your preference.
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