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Arepas with Savory Topping

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 topped arepa)
Venezuelan street vendors stuff thick arepas with rice or eggs. Our recipe creates thin arepas, which are best topped with beans, salsa, and cheese.

Ingredients

Nutrition Information

  • calories 163
  • caloriesfromfat 27 %
  • fat 4.9 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 7.1 g
  • carbohydrate 25.6 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 7 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 362 mg
  • calcium 118 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange arepas on a platter. Spoon 1/4 cup Simple Black Beans onto each arepa. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon Avocado Salsa and 1 1/2 tablespoons queso fresco.