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How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Whether you’re looking for a comforting or exciting dish, arepas con queso might be just what the doctor ordered. With only three ingredients, this easy-to-make meal has infinite possibilities!

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Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso Recipe

There are many different types of cakes that can be found in South America, but few have the same history and popularity as Arepas Con Queso.

These are in the Disney movie Encanto so they must be good, right? Check out our We don’t Talk about Bruno cupcakes recipe too. 

These cornmeal-based delicacies date back hundreds or even thousands of years ago to when people living on this continent were first discovering how great it tasted after grinding up some fresh kernels!

Nowadays you’ll see them everywhere from Bogota’s street markets down into Colombia, just take one look at any restaurant menu for proof if needed…and then hurry over there before they run out!

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Whether you’re looking for a comforting or exciting dish, arepas con queso from Encanto might be just what the doctor ordered. With only three ingredients, this easy-to-make meal has infinite possibilities!

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

(Yields 6)

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 6 minutes per arepa

Ingredients Needed for Arepas

  • White cornflour
  • Water, a tablespoon at a time more if needed.
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Butter
  • Pinch of salt
  • For exact amounts, please see the recipe card below.
How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

What Are Arepas

Pronounced ahr-PAY-zhahs, arepas are a type of Columbian cornbread. Arepas are a traditional Columbian dish made from cornmeal dough.

They can be filled with all sorts of delicious things, like cheese, ham, chicken, and beans.

They make a great lunch or dinner option, and they’re also perfect for snacks. If you’ve never tried an arepa before, now is the time to give them a go!

What Kind Of Cornmeal Do You Need

The traditional cornmeal for arepas is Masarepa. It has an important role in making the texture better, and it gave me what I was missing before-a fuller taste with no grittiness at all!

How To Make Arepas Con Queso from Encanto

Add warm water, butter, and salt to a bowl. With your hand mix in half of the cornflour. 

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Once mixed, mix the rest of the flower in. Add half the cheese and knead the dough for 5 minutes.

Take a baseball size ball of dough and form it into a crater in the palm of your hand.

Add a tablespoon of cheese and form the dough around the cheese.

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Flatten into a thick patty like 1/2” thick.

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Repeat until the dough is gone.

Bring a skillet to medium heat and coat with oil.

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Fry your arepas on for 3 minutes on each side.

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Let it cool and enjoy!

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso
How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso
Yield: 6

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Whether you're looking for a comforting or exciting dish, with only three ingredients arepas con queso might be just what the doctor ordered.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups of white corn flour
  • 1 cup of warm water, tablespoon at a time more if needed.
  • 1 lb of mozzarella cheese
  • Tablespoon of butter
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Add warm water, butter, and salt to a bowl. With your hand mix in half of the cornflour.  How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso
  2. Once mixed, mix the rest of the flower in. Add half the cheese and knead the dough for 5 minutes. How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso
  3. Take a baseball size ball of dough and form it into a crater in the palm of your hand. Add a tablespoon of cheese and form the dough around the cheese. How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso
  4. Flatten into a thick patty like 1/2” thick.  How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso
  5. Repeat until the dough is gone.  Bring a skillet to medium heat and coat with oil. How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso
  6. Fry your arepas on for 3 minutes on each side. How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso
  7. Let it cool and enjoy! How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso * How to Make Disney Encanto Arepas Con Queso

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 349Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 514mgCarbohydrates: 24gFiber: 2gSugar: 1gProtein: 19g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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Yari

Monday 23rd of May 2022

The pronunciation guide here is way off.

Brittany Gilley

Saturday 26th of March 2022

wow! thanks for the amazing recipe!

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