Yellow Corn Arepa with scramble eggs and sausage

Paisa Colombian Arepas Easy Recipe

Find here an easy recipe to make delicious Colombian arepas with Paisa Cheese. As every arepa, they are usually served for breakfast, as a side dish, or even for a quick meal.


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 cup pre-cooked YELLOW corn meal
  • 1 cup shredded shredded Paisa Mozzarella cheese (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon butter 
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking spray


1.Mix water, corn meal, mozzarella cheese, butter, and salt together in a large bowl. Knead until mixed well and the dough has a soft consistency. Form balls the size of a lemon and place them between 2 sheets of wax paper. Flatten with a rolling pin to your desired thickness (we love them really thin)

  1. Cut the dough into circles using a cereal bowl or any other tool you have in hand and remove excess dough. 

3.Coat a griddle with cooking spray and heat to medium-high. Add arepas and grill until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side. Serve immediately.

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