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How to Make Pupusas (Salvadoran Stuffed, Griddled Tortillas) With Masa

Lauren Rothman 14 comments

Salvadoran pupusas are a stellar corn flour-pancake that's griddled and stuffed with delicious fillings, like shredded cheese and braised meats. Our recipe features a layer each of simple refried beans and melty Oaxacan cheese, topped with a simple cabbage, carrot, and onion slaw. More

Cheese and Bean Pupusas (Salvadoran Stuffed, Griddled Tortillas) with Cabbage Slaw

Serious Eats Lauren Rothman 7 comments

Like its kissing cousin, the Mexican gordita, Salvadoran pupusas are a stellar corn flour pancake stuffed with fillings such as shredded cheese and braised meats, then griddled. Pupusas have the advantage of being stuffed before they're cooked, ensuring an irresistible gooey layer of cheese inside. Our recipe features a simple refried bean filling in addition to melted Oaxacan cheese, and gets topped with curtido, a simple cabbage, carrot and onion slaw. More

South Side Eats: Pupuseria El Excelente Brings Salvadoran Food to Pilsen

Chicago Titus Ruscitti 1 comment

These pupusas are not going to knock you off your culinary high chair, but they are solid and comforting. Count on El Excelente to be just that. More

Big Fat Pupusas at El Salvador Restaurant in San Francisco

J. Kenji López-Alt 6 comments

Where Mexico has its tacos, El Salvador has its pupusas. At El Salvador Restaurant, the pupusas are cheap, big, and made fresh by hand. Place an order and a minute later you'll start hearing the rhythmic slapping as the lady in the kitchen starts flattening out a ball of corn masa stuffed with cheese and finely chopped chicharrones into a wide, flat disk before slipping it onto a hot griddle. Just like with good grilled cheese, the key here is low, slow heat so that the interior fillings melt completely just as the exterior becomes nicely toasted. Like wide, flat hot pockets, if you will, only much, much better. More

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