Bean & Cheese Pupusas Recipe

Here us our favorite pupusas recipe.  This is the best authentic recipe!

Ingredients:pupusas recipe image

  1. 5 Cups of Masa Harina Flour
  2. 4 Cups of Water
  3. 24 Ounces of Canned Refried Beans.
  4. 3 Cups of Soft White Cheese
  5. Light Vegetable oil (Olive oil can be substituted)


  1. Slowly mix together water and masa harina.
  2. Let dough rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Mix together refried beans and cheese.
  4. Divide dough into 25 or so pieces and roll them into balls.
  5. Flatten the dough until it’s about 1/2 inch thick.
  6. Fill half of the flattened dough with a spoonful of bean and cheese mixture.
  7. Cover with second piece of dough and pinch the sides closed.
  8. Heat a skillet over medium heat.  Brush pupusas with oil and cook on each side.  Pupusas should cook in about 3-5 minutes.  Note: The outside should be firm.

Additional Pupusas Recipes:pupusas recipe dough image

Cheese Pupusas Recipe

Curtido Recipe

Chicken & Cheese Pupusas

Chicharrón Pupusas Recipe