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Colombian Arepas

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Serves for 3 people | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Typical Colombia side dish, used from breakfast to dinner, accompanied by meat or sauces.

The white corn flour for arepas is found in Hong Kong at

Submitted by: "The Rios Di Fiore Family"

Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups of white corn flour
2 and 1/2 cups of water


Mix the ingredients and let the dough rest 10 to 15 minutes.

Make arepas forming a ball the size of a fist, then flattened to form a thick disc.

Cook on a hot griddle until a crust forms (arepa begins to smoke).

Flip it over and cook the other side.

Flip it over many times during the 15 minutes cooking time.

They can be eaten simple or filled: to fill cut in half and put butter or cheese or any other sauces.

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