Seedy Arepas With Black Beans And Avocado

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Beginner
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Seedy arepas with black beans and avocado is a delicious and healthy meal that’s perfect for anyone looking for a quick and easy lunch or dinner option. The seedy arepas are made with a mixture of cornmeal, water, and various seeds such as chia, flax, and sesame. They’re then cooked on a griddle until they’re crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. The black beans add protein and fiber to the meal, while the avocado provides healthy fats and a creamy texture. This dish is not only tasty but also packed with nutrients that will keep you satisfied for hours. It’s also vegan-friendly and gluten-free, making it an excellent option for those with dietary restrictions. Overall, seedy arepas with black beans and avocado is a simple yet flavorful meal that’s sure to please your taste buds while providing you with essential nutrients.


  • 1 cup pre-cooked black beans

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 ripe avocados

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 2 cups arepa flour

  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds

  • 2 1/2 cups water

  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a small bowl, mash the black beans with a fork or potato masher. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a separate small bowl, mash the avocados with lime juice and salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the arepa flour, chia seeds, sesame seeds, flaxseed meal, and water. Mix well until a thick batter forms.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil. Using a 1/4 cup measure, scoop the batter into the skillet and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  • Once all the arepas are cooked, transfer them to a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes to finish cooking.
  • To assemble the arepas, slice each one in half and spread the mashed black beans on one half and mashed avocado on the other half.
  • Serve the Seedy Arepas with Black Beans and Avocado warm and enjoy!


  • Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and amounts used in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 16g 25%
    • Saturated Fat 2g 10%
  • Sodium 126mg 6%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
    • Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
    • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 10g 20%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    Enjoy your delicious and healthy Seedy Arepas With Black Beans And Avocado!

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