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Arepas de Yuca (Cassava Arepas)

Arepas de Yuca (Cassava Arepas)

Erica Dinho
5 from 12 votes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 6 arepas


  • 1 pound of yuca cooked
  • ½ cup of masarepa
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter
  • ¼ cup of grated mozzarella cheese or queso blanco
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter to cook the arepas


  • Mash the yuca and add the masarepa, milk, butter and salt to your taste. Let mixture stand for five minutes.
  • Make small balls with the yuca mixture. Shape the dough into thick cakes.
  • Add the butter to a nonstick pan over medium heat. Place the arepas in the pan, and cook about 3 minutes on each side, until a crust forms or they are golden brown.
Keyword arepas de yuca, arepas recipe
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