Arepas rellenas con guiso de carne*

Yield: 10 sandwiches

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Recipe basic arepa dough
2 tablespoons Oil
½ pounds Ground beef
½ pounds Ground pork
1 medium Onion; chopped
1 \N Garlic clove; minced
1 small Green chile; chopped
2 larges Tomatoes; peeled seeded and chopped
½ teaspoon Achiote powder
½ teaspoon Ground cumin
¼ teaspoon Thyme leaves
¼ teaspoon Black pepper
1 teaspoon Salt
8 \N Pimento-stuffed olives sliced
1 tablespoon Capers

*Stuffed Arepas from Venezuela. Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add meat, onions, garlic, green chile, tomato, achiote, cumin, thyme, black pepper and salt, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes, or until tomatoes have formed a thick sauce. Stir in olives and capers.

Prepare a recipe of basic arepas. Shape into 3" discs (¾" thick) and cook. When done, split in half, fill with meat sauce, and serve hot.

Yield: 10 sandwiches.

From the Denver Post - Vista Magazine. From: garhow@...

(Garry Howard) in Formatted by Cathy Harned.

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