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Doña Rossana cooks arepas

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  Ricotta cheese 3 Pound
  Eggs 2 Large
  Soft butter 3 Tablespoon
  Masarepa 2 Cup (32 tbs), pre-cooked white corn meal
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon

In a large bowl beat the eggs, add ricotta cheese and butter.Mix it with a fork for about 1 minute.
In a medium bowl mix corn meal, salt, sugar and baking powder.
Add dry ingredientes to large bowl, mix all together.

Preheat the skillet at 350 degrees.

On a heavy sheet of plastic place 1/2 cup of dough, place another sheet of plastic on top of dough, then place the cover of the ricotta cheese container on top of the plastic, press down to form the perfect round shape.
Lift the shaped dough with your hand, and place it on top of the hot skillet. Cook the arepa for 5 minutes on each side, 10 minutes in total.

Preparation and cooking time 1 1/2 hours.

Makes 19 arepas of 3 1/2 ounces.

Recipe Summary

Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3927 Calories from Fat 1963

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 223 g343.2%

Saturated Fat 139.1 g695.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1213.8 mg404.6%

Sodium 3620.6 mg150.9%

Total Carbohydrates 284 g94.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.01 g0.04%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 188 g375.2%

Vitamin A 153.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 325% Iron 149.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Doña Rossana Cooks Arepas Recipe