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Arepas Con Queso

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Fresh corn and cornmeal mixed with shredded Cheddar cheese and sour cream are flattened into cakes and pan fried until golden brown."
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35 m servings 647 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine corn and hot water in blender or food processor. Blend until smooth. Mix cornmeal, sour cream, sugar, salt and cheese in large bowl. Pour blended corn mixture over cornmeal mixture in bowl. Stir until evenly moistened.
  2. Divide dough into 18 pieces. Roll each piece into a ball and flatten to about 1/4-inch thick and 3-inches in diameter.
  3. Melt shortening in medium skillet over low heat. Cook arepas 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Cool. Serve with hot rice and black beans.


  • TIP: Arepas can also be made using a panini sandwich grill.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 647 calories; 13 g fat; 115.1 g carbohydrates; 18.6 g protein; 13 mg cholesterol; 772 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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It's decent, nothing more nothing less. The recipe as stated comes out pretty soupy so you're not rolling anything out into squares. But that's ok as you can just portion it out in the pan as yo...