To make this easy and delicious Cheese Arepa you’ll need:
3 cups P.A.N.® Pre-Cooked White Corn Meal
3 3/4 cups water
salt to taste
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 cup soft white cheese (grated)
1/2 cup semi-hard white cheese (grated)
1. Pour water, salt, and sugar into a bowl. Slowly mix P.A.N. Pre-cooked White Corn Meal, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon. Let the dough rest for 2 minutes. Add both types of cheese and knead for 2 more minutes.
2. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions, form small balls and shape them into discs about 4-5 inches wide.
3. Cook on a budge, grill, or pan for 5 minutes on both sides until golden brown.