Arepas (L Am Corn Cakes) Gluten Free

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 127.1
  • Total Fat: 2.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.2 mg
  • Sodium: 195.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 2.5 g

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Simple to make "sandwich bun" for gluten free diets.

Simple to make "sandwich bun" for gluten free diets.

Number of Servings: 6


    *Masa, Maseca Brand, Instant, 1.25 cup
    Salt, .5 tsp
    Hot Water, 1 1/2 - 2 cup
    *Fiesta cheese blend, 0.33 cup
    Butter, unsalted, 1 tbsp melted


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Combine Masa and salt in medium bowl. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of hot water. Dough should be smooth and moist but not sticky; add more water 1 TBS at a time if needed. Add cheese and butter. Knead until dough is consistency of smooth mashed potatoes.

Lightly grease or spray heavy skillet or griddle; heat over medium heat. Divide dough into 6 equal pieces; flatten and pat dough into 4 " discs 1/2 inch thick. If dough cracks or is too dry, return to bowl and add additional water 1 TBS at a time.

Immediately place dough in a hot skillet. Cook 3-5 minutes per side or until browned in spots. Remove baking sheet.

Bake 15 minutes or until arepas sound hollow when tapped.

Serve warm.

Serving Size: Makes 6 corn cakes

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SLACHETKA103145.

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