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El Salvador Roasted Corn and Black Bean Pupusa

Yield: 10 Servings

Yield: 10 Servings

Pupusas are the national dish of El Salvador. And once you taste how delicious they are, you'll completely understand why.

Ingredient Weight Measure
Masa harina 12 oz.
Salt, Kosher 3/4 tsp.
Water, warm 12 fl. oz.
Simplot Simple Goodness™: Cut Leaf Spinach, IQF 1" 3 oz.
Queso Fresco, crumbled 2 oz.
Mozzarella cheese, shredded 4 oz.
Ingredient Weight Measure
Simplot Harvest Fresh™ Avocados: Avocado Halves, Frozen 12/2lb 8 each
Simplot RoastWorks®: Flame-Roasted Corn and Black Bean Fiesta Blend 6/2.5lb 20 oz.
Queso Fresco, crumbled 10 oz.
Sour cream (thinned with a small amount of water) 5 oz.
Lime wedges 10 count
Preparation Instructions:
Step 1
Thaw avocado halves according to package instructions. Cut each avocado half into slices, about 6 slices per half.
Step 2
In a large bowl, combine masa, salt and water. Mix until well incorporated. Add in spinach, queso fresco and mozzarella cheese. Mix until well incorporated. Rest for 5 minutes.
Step 3
Stir mixture again. The batter should have a very thick consistency. More water may be needed.
Step 4
Place a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Spray with cooking spray. Drop ¼-cup scoops into pan making separate cakes. Light pressure may be needed to gently flatten mixture. Cook about 2 minutes on each side. Reserve warm.
Step 5
Prepare Fiesta blend according to package instructions. Reserve warm.
Step 6
Place 2 Pupusas per plate. Top with 2 oz. Fiesta blend, 2 oz. sliced avocado and 1 oz. queso fresco. Drizzle with 1/2 oz. sour cream and garnish with lime wedge. Serve.
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