I want to make my filling Venezuelan, but this was for a weekday meal, so I did not want to start […], […] my arepas to guests for a wine down and chill evening. La Sifrina (The Snobby One) Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion but remember to keep tabs on portions. Filled with delicious shredded beef, just like the one served on the Pabellón dish. The dough is simple to make once you find the right cornmeal. Add egg and 1/2 cup cheese; mix well. A creamy mix of shredded chicken with ripped avocado. Luckily a Costa Rican friend of mine gave me the arepa dough and a few tips on getting the consistency correct as well as cooking them on the stove top. or until no liquid remains, stirring occasionally. I mixed 2c of cornmeal, and 2-1/2c warm water, 2t of salt and 2 T of butter, just like the recipe says. Let rest while you cook the beef. You can also use this recipe for filling tacos or burritos or sandwiches or whatever! Here you'll find everyday recipes inspired by the Venezuelan and Italian food I grew up with at home I hope you enjoy the recipes! Split with a fork, keeping half of the edge intact, making a pocket. Meanwhile, cut the onions, peppers, garlic and chiles. Roll out the arepa dough into balls, press into flat 1/2 inch thick discs, and place into hot pan. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! 1 Cup of cooked and seasoned black beans. Cut the arepas in half and fill with beef, cheese and beans. 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Each brand has slightly different ratios. Mix until fully combined, and knead for a few minutes until smooth. The arepas are fried in oil, and the fillings, as seen above, tend to be heavy in protein and fat. These Are the 5 Best Arepa Fillings Reina Pepiada (chicken and avocado). I hope he enjoys it as well. So I attempted to drain off the excess water. Of course make it without chicken for a vegan version. Heat dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Stuffed with Guasacaca and white cheese. Well – MOST of the kids. I was introduced to arepas for the first time while living in Charlotte and eating with my friends Juan and Caty. Cook in a dry cast iron skillet on medium/high until it is browned on both sides. This filling though is not limited to arepas it works great in sandwiches or baguettes cold or hot!! Set it off to the side and keep it warm. Some of them even have unique names that sort of describe the filling or stuffing in one way or another. Maybe you should have me over to try your Guasacaca Arepas !!! De Pollo Look for the flour used to make arepas in Latin sections of larger grocery stores. * Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. 2. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. *Thank you to Flickr photographers who share their photos with Creative Commons licenses. ground beef 1/2 lb. The Dominó Arepa includes black beans and grated white cheese. This arepa is a burger. Cazón is a small shark, and this is one of my favorites because it is a popular one in the town where I was born, Puerto La Cruz. Be my best friend. La Bomba (The Bomb) Share these recipes and you'll definitely get more dinner invites. 1 1/2 Cups of cooked ground or shredded beef seasoned with chipotle peppers. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Is the cornmeal you use in this recipe precooked? The dough is simple to mix together, and you can fry it up in a flash. 6. Plantain – A collection of recipes showcasing this... Power Breakfast Smoothie with Beetroot, Carrot and Coconut Milk, How to Make Fried Plantain Chips at Home in Less than 30 Minutes. If you are tracking these things for medical purposes please consult an outside, trusted source. Meanwhile, in two other pots heat the beef filling in one and the beans in the other. Apple Crumble Pie  And your best friend's best friend. You can see from my photos that the dough does resemble "mush". on each side or until golden brown on both sides. And, given the number of delicious filling combinations that exist for arepas, it probably won’t be long before I’m serving them to others with all the […]. In the meantime, let’s turn our attention to making the arepa dough. Then I added an age to try and bind it. I know you said you can put jelly… I’m wondering what like a blueberry jam or preserves would taste like… Mm. Learn how to make the patty itself by learning how to make the dough, what flour to use, where to get it and all the techniques to make the perfect arepa. brand pre-cooked white cornmeal. Filled with black beans, Gouda cheese and avocado. Remove mixture from heat and slowly incorporate cheese, mixing frequently, until its fully melted and has tightened up the sauce. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. The stuff on a lot of US shelves won’t cut it! Salt. As it turns out, I actually needed more than 4 posts to cover everything there is to know about our delicious Venezuelan Arepas. Just like the name says it; this one is stuffed with Spanish Sausage or Chorizo. Drain. You need precooked white cornmeal in order for this to work. The “Pabellón”, it the most traditional dish after the Arepas. They really are great! Hey Hannah - I think you are right. So then, if we say “Una de Pabellón”, de Arepera knows what we mean. Posted on Published: August 16, 2015 Categories Beef, Blog, Main Dish, Recipes, Home » Main Dish » Beef » Beef and Avocado Arepa. Brown the ground beef and drain most of the oil. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. De Carne Molida I love it when simple things can be so delicious. By continuing to use this site or by clicking ACCEPT, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Make thin rounds out of the dough, about 1/3 inch thick. Just like the name says it; this one is stuffed with ham and cheese. La Pata-Pata Plus the most traditional arepas and their colloquial names. Simple All-Natural Sliced Turkey Sandwich, 1 1/2 - 2 cups shredded Mexican Blend cheese. I've edited the post to make this more obvious so hopefully no one else has this experience. ENJOY! But I also ended up with a bowl of cornmeal soup, like the above commenter. This arepa doesn’t have any hair. Then the insides would then be boiled and ground on a concave stone and formed into a dough. This Arepa is too good for you! I have found it at many major grocery chains. I'm not sure what happened but I'm kinda disappointed because I really wanted to eat this. Have you ever had an arepa before? Love the blog! These crispy, tender arepas are made fresh and filled with a super flavorful ground beef mixture. The Pabellón Criollo, the traditional Venezuelan dish is made up of shredded (or pulled) beef, black beans, rice and fried plantains, as the most basic version of it. There are a few different brands, but make sure it says Precocida or pre-cooked corn meal. De Chorizo Just make sure you’ve got the right kind of cornmeal.