Colombian Spicy Vegetable Arepas

Colombian spicy vegetable recipe on a white plate with spicy roasted vegetables on a colorful patterned background.

5 from 14 reviews

A twist on the traditional Colombian arepas recipe made with fresh ricotta cheese and spicy roasted vegetables. This arepas recipe is only 4 ingredients and is ready in 15 minutes, a simple new addition to your global weeknight meal recipe rotation.




Spicy Roasted Vegetables



Spicy Roasted Vegetables


Leftovers & Storage: Arepas can be stored in the refrigerator for 5-6 days and reheated.

Tips & Make it Vegan: Using ricotta cheese in the arepas dough makes for softer arepas. If you like a drier and crispier texture, or would like to make the recipe vegan, eliminate the cheese and add a bit more water to the ensure the dough mixes completely before being cooked.

Nutrition: The nutrition information provided is an estimate based on 1/4 of the recipe, which is one four-inch wide arepa with cheese and roasted vegetables. This Colombian Spicy Vegetable Arepas recipe is a good source of protein, is low in sodium, and is made from whole grain masa harina flour.


Keywords: colombian arepas, arepas recipes, healthy arepas recipe