Hands-on Time
25 Mins
Total Time
25 Mins
Serves 8 (serving size: 2 pancakes, 2 table­spoons pico de gallo, and 1 teaspoon crema)

Masa harina adds delicate corn flavor to these pancakes. Look for it on the baking aisle.

How to Make It

Step 1

Place tomatoes in a food processor; pulse 2 or 3 times. Transfer to a medium bowl. Add cilantro, white onion, and green onion to food processor; pulse 3 times or until finely chopped. Transfer to bowl with tomatoes. Stir in lime juice and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Cover and refrigerate.

Step 2

Lightly spoon masa harina and flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine masa harina, flour, baking powder, queso fresco, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk. Drizzle 1 tablespoon oil over top, and stir to form coarse meal with some pea-size pieces. Add 1 cup warm water, and stir until dough forms. Divide dough into 16 balls; flatten each to form into 2-inch pancakes.

Step 3

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil. Place 8 pancakes in pan, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until set and golden brown on bottom. Brush pancake tops lightly with about 1/2 teaspoon oil; flip and cook 2 to 3 additional minutes. Repeat procedure with remaining pancakes and oil. Top pancakes evenly with pico de gallo and crema.

Ratings & Reviews

Worth the work

June 20, 2015
It's kind of a lot of work but we loved these.