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El Salvadorian Pupusa’s

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Ciera

Community Member

“You can fill them with whatever protein you would like! Most of the time people use cheese, beans, or pork. I made some with chicken and they were amazing! ”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
45
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-6+
2 cups masa harina
1½ cups water
½ tsp salt
1 bag mozzarella cheese
1 tbsp vegetable oil (for frying)

Utensils

  • bowl
  • nonstick pan
  • Step 1/6

    • 2 cups masa harina
    • 1½ cups water
    • ½ tsp salt
    • bowl

    Combine the Masa and salt into a bowl. Slowly mix in the water to make the dough.

  • Step 2/6

    Roll dough into 6 balls

  • Step 3/6

    Flatten dough using the flatter side of a plate.

  • Step 4/6

    • 1 bag mozzarella cheese

    Add a pinch or so of cheese (don’t over fill the dough) and fold in half and start to reform a ball.

  • Step 5/6

    • 1 tbsp vegetable oil (for frying)
    • nonstick pan

    Add vegetable oil to a nonstick pan and heat

  • Step 6/6

    Fry each papusa for about 4-6 min on each side, then serve!

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