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Arepas

Arepas

These arepas are so delicious and provide a fantastic alternative to traditional corn-based arepas. Corn is a food that feeds the pathogens that are behind so many chronic illnesses and symptoms, so it’s best avoided. In this recipe, cassava flour and almond flour are used to make the arepas. They are then topped with mashed avocado, black beans, tomato, green onions, and fresh cilantro for an incredibly tasty meal.

Avocados possess anti-inflammatory compounds that have an aspirin-like quality without thinning the blood; this reduces narrowing and swelling of the digestive tract.

Tomatoes contain their own variety of vitamin C that’s bioavailable to the lymphatic system and liver and supports the immune system to keep it strong.

Cilantro removes toxic heavy metals such as mercury, aluminum, copper, and lead, which are favored foods of pathogens.

Arepas

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup cassava flour
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond or light coconut milk, more if needed
  • 1-2 tbsp coconut oil or avocado oil for frying (optional)

To serve:

  • 2 large avocados, mashed
  • 1-2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2-1 tsp sea salt (optional)
  • 1/3 cup black beans
  • 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed chopped cilantro leaves

Directions:

Combine the cassava flour, almond flour, and sea salt in a medium-sized bowl. Whisk to combine.

Add the unsweetened almond milk to dry ingredients. Start by stirring the mixture with a spatula and then knead with your hands until you get a smooth, moist dough that can easily be formed into balls. Add more milk as needed.

Scoop out 1/3 cup of the dough and roll into a ball. Flatten into a disc that’s about 4-inches in diameter. Repeat with remaining dough.

Place a large non-stick ceramic skillet on medium heat and add the oil (if using). Once hot, add the arepas and cook for 5-6 minutes on either side, until lightly browned. Remove and set aside to cool.

Combine the mashed avocado, lime juice, and optional sea salt in a small bowl and stir until evenly mixed.

To serve, cut the arepas in half with a serrated knife. Add the avocado mash to one half and top with black beans, tomatoes, green onions, and cilantro. Place the other half on top and repeat with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.

Serves 4

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Categories: Grain Free, Lunch, Dinner, Sandwiches, Main Dishes, International, Kid Friendly

This item posted: 23-Aug-2022

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