Initially, this mix was intended to make pancakes, however I love eating arepas. Arepas are part of my culture, and I just can’t scape from them. That is why I gave it a try, and the experiment worked beautifully! You can use all of our mixes to make arepas!
Ingredients for 1 arepa:
1/2 Scoop of water
Pinch of salt
Put the Red Quinoa Mix – you can use any other mix – in a bowl, stir the salt into the mix. Pour water little by little over the Red Quinoa Mix and mix well with your hands.
Shape it into a smooth ball. Add more water if needed — the dough should be moist enough so that you can shape the arepa without the dough forming lots of cracks around the edges. Give it a disk shape and make it thick or thin. Use your fingers to smooth out any cracks along the edges.
Heat a cast iron skillet on medium heat. Use spray oil cooking. Place it in the pan.
Cook the arepa about 5 minutes on each side. The surface should dry and form a crust. They will brown slightly but do not let them brown too much. If they are browning too fast, lower the heat. Look for a nice crust but still soft on the inside.
Open the arepa with the help of a sharp knife.
Serve it warm! Some fillings ideas: cheese, eggs, avocado or shredded chicken.
I use a cast iron pan from Le Creuset
You may use paper napkins to grab the arepa, so you do not burn your hands while you open it
To grease the pan I use organic oil cooking spray
Calories: 210 • Fat(g): 7.6 • Carbs (g): 30.4 • Fiber (g): 4.6 • Protein (g): 6.6
Good source of iron, pottassium and calcium.
- Regulates blood sugar levels.
- provides a rich source of fiber and protein for vegans and vegetarians
- provides us with 10% daily value of iron
- contains only healthy unsaturated fat that helps to keep cholesterol levels low and helps maintain heart health.