Colombian Cheese Arepas Recipe
Veg HT ACC 20mins
Arepas con Queso
Serves 4 Hot
Vegetarian Accompaniment Bread Hors d’oeuvre
Gluten Wheat Free Eggless Colombia Sth America
300ml/10fl.oz. Warm Water
¼ teasp Salt
1 tbsp Brown Sugar
100g/4oz Cheese e.g. Queso Blanco or mild Cheddar, grated
Oil for shallow frying
1. Place the flour, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl and
gradually add the warm water, mixing to form a stiff dough.
3. Add the cheese and knead the dough for a few of minutes then form
into 8 balls. Flatten the balls to a thickness of no more than 12mm/
½ -inch .
4. Heat a little oil in a large frying pan, add the arepas and fry
for 3-4 minutes on each side until crisp and golden, turning 3 or
four times. Drain the cheese arepas on kitchen paper.
Serve hot as an accompaniment to
main courses similar to
Can also be served cold as a
starter with cold meats, cheeses
Can be made up to 24 hours
ahead. Allow to cool then wrap
in kitchen paper. Warm through
in the oven or under a low grill
Allow to cool, place between
layers of clingfilm and freeze.
Can be cooked from frozen in a
hot oven for 10 minutes.
End of instructions