Cachapas from Venezuela

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Cachapas are traditional to Venezuela. They are a corn pancake that are so delicious and very easy to make. Traditionally they are topped with cheese or meat. Add a little butter on top and queso blanco or any cheese you like. They are loved by all ages.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
4 mins
Total Time:
9 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 cachapas

Ingredients

  • 2 (15.25 ounce) cans whole kernel corn, drained

  • ¼ cup milk

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup masa harina

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Blend corn, milk, egg, masa harina, sugar, and salt together in a blender until the mixture has the consistency of pancake batter.

  2. Heat oil in a a large skillet over medium heat. Add enough batter to form the size of a taco shell, 4 to 5 inches around. Cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining batter.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

246 Calories
12g Fat
35g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 246
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 634mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 233mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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