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Pupusa de Queso

Pupusa de Queso

Snack Crediting for Ages 3-5

Total Time

30 minutes

Serving Size

1 pupusa



meat and grains


Meat/Meat Alternate, Grain


  • 2 cup corn masa
  • 1 3/4 cup warm water
  • 1 1/4 cups queso fresco, crumbled
  • cooking spray


  1. In a medium bowl, add masa and water together. Mix until all the water is absorbed.
  2. Scoop 1/4 cup of masa and form into a ball. Then, make a large hole in the ball and add 2 tablespoons of queso fresco. Seal up hole by folding masa back over it. Flatten into a round disk. Repeat 9 more times.
  3. Heat large skillet or griddle on medium heat and spray lightly with cooking spray. Place pupusas on skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side. Serve warm with a side of curtido for a great snack!

One serving provides 1/2 oz eq grains and 1/2 oz eq meat alternate.

Creditable Stamp 2017