BLOOM NUTRITION SERIES: Arepas ( Reina Pepeada)

May 27, 2021

This month's Nutrition series is the Venezuelan arepas (Reina pepeada)! This event is sponsored by Gimsap Markt, an Asian-African and Caribbean Grocery Mart, and Ahinke's Kitchen, a start-up catering services that offer authentic Nigerian food.

Carmen Gordon, a member of the Blooming Ladies Co-op community, will be teaching us how to make the Venezuelan Arepas (Reina Pepeada).

Arepas ( Reina Pepeada)
Venezuelan’s meal – Carmen’s recipe


2 cups corn flour (Harina Pan), white or yellow
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups water
1 teaspoon oil (any you want)

For the filling “Reina Pepeada “

250 gr skinless, boneless, shredded cooked chicken breast.
1 ripe Hass avocado, pitted, peeled, and chopped.
¼ cup mayonnaise.
2 tablespoon minced fresh parsley.
2 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro.
2 garlic cloves, minced.
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion.

Additional shredded cheese, any you like.
And for spice, some minced jalapeno.

You will need a bowl to make the dough, a skillet, and a preheat oven 380 F.

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