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South American Arepas

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5 from 4 reviews

  • Author: Michelle Keith
  • Total Time: 10 minutes


Arepas are made of ground corn dough or cooked flour, and they are delicious.


  • 2 1/2 cups masarepa
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 cups warm water


  1. In a bowl place all ingredients, allow to sit five minutes.
  2. Shape into patties that are 1/3? thick and 3? wide.
  3. Cook on a hot buttered or greased griddle until golden
  4. Place a slice of white melting cheese on top, and top with a cooked arepa.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
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