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!

    Kayleen is a food blogger living in Dallas. She has been blogging for three years and loves sharing her recipes with the world. She often looks for new ingredients to experiment with or innovative techniques to try out. Whenever she finds something interesting, she shares it on her blog and social media channels so that others can benefit from her discoveries.