“This is a quick way to prepare arepas. Not exactly the taste of the traditional arepa, but quite close enough. Arepas can also be topped with tuna salad, chicken, ham and cheese, sautéed tomatoes and onions, and beef.”
READY IN:
50mins
YIELD:
6 arepas
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring water to a boil and add it to the corn meal, stirring thoroughly. Add the butter and salt to taste.
  2. Form into several flat tortillas (4 to 6 inches diameter, 1/8 inch thick) and roast over a low charcoal fire or on a wire rack over the burner of your stove.
  3. Serve hot with butter and fresh white cheese.

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