A popular snack in Columbia, Venezuela, Panama and many other Hispanic countries. Serve with toppings such as cheese, salsa, cream cheese, and butter. I choose to melt cheese on mine during the cooking process, which makes them extra yummy!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
6 mins
total:
16 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine water, cornmeal, and salt in a bowl. Mix together and let sit until water is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Form dough into patties about 5 inches across and 1/2-inch thick.

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  • Coat a griddle with butter. Cook patties, one at a time, over medium-high heat until lightly browned, about 3 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

103 calories; protein 1.8g 4% DV; carbohydrates 20g 7% DV; fat 1.8g 3% DV; cholesterol 3.8mg 1% DV; sodium 302.7mg 12% DV. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2018
Simple and straightforward recipe. I used my hamburger patty press to shape the arepas. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
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