Pupusas Crackling with Cheese (recipe)

All Salvadorans know that pupusas are our typical food par excellence, and many times a week we eat this delicious typical national dish of El Salvador, it is quite common to find pupuserias anywhere in our country, but and if you decide to prepare them?

Pupusas Crackling with Cheese

We present you this recipe for pork with cheese pupusas, we hope and are encouraged to make them yourself; the first few times requires a bit of effort to learn the technique.


  • 4 rates of masa
  • 1 1/2 lb of pork
  • 1/2 pound of cheese
  • 1/2 pound of butter cheese
  • 4 ounces of loroco (just in time)
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 onion


Grind the pork, tomatoes and onion and it fried, allowed to cool. Stirred the cheese butter cheese and chop finely the loroco, stirring the cheese.

Knead the dough with wet hands. Stops heat the grill or griddle well, becomes a ball the size of the Palm of the hand with the mass and a hole is opened to the Center where it is stuffed with ground pork and cheese scrambled eggs. Taps with hands (tortea) giving the round shape of a tortilla, taking care that the filling out and gets on the hot plate.

They turn so that they cook on the other side. When they feel firm on both sides already are. They are served with “tanning” (sauerkraut), which is cabbage or grated carrot and chopped cabbage seasoned with vinegar and salt and spicy chilli if you like.

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