Grilled Corn Cakes with Cheese (Arepas)
1 corn cake
- CKD non-dialysis
- Lower Protein
- 2/3 cup white corn flour
- 4 ounces costeño cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon anise
- 1 cup hot water
- 1 teaspoon butter
Place the corn flour in a bowl.
Grate the cheese and add cheese and anise to the flour.
Add the warm water; mix with a spatula.
Leave to rest for 10 minutes then knead for 2 to 3 minutes.
To form the corn cakes make 4 circles about 4-inches wide and 1/2-inch thick.
Grease a skillet or arepas pan with butter. Place each corn cake on the skillet or arepas pan and cook until slightly browned.
- Arepa is a popular food in Colombia.
- Arepa flour is cooked and dried and made specially for making arepas. It can be purchased online or you can substitute maza corn flour.
- Costeño cheese is a salty hard cheese. You can substitute cotija or Parmesan cheese.
Submitted by: DaVita dietitian team from Colombia.
Nutrients per serving
Protein 9 g
Carbohydrates 40 g
Fat 11 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Sodium 409 mg
Potassium 198 mg
Phosphorus 344 mg
Calcium 234 mg
Fiber 3.7 g
Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices
- 1 meat
- 2-1/2 starch
- 1 fat
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