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Corn Masa Sopes Recipe (Vegan, Vegetarian, or Omnivore Options)

Sopes are an easy vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore dinner option from Mexico. The base is a fried masa patty, which you can top with anything you like.
Corn Masa Sopes with Bean, Corn, and Onions Yum Serves 4 Estimated time: 45 - 60 minutes
Dough: Makes 8 thin patties or 4 thick patties 1 ¼ cup corn masa or corn flour (not corn meal) 1 ¼ cup warm water, divided, or as needed 1 Tablespoon oil and more for frying
1. Mix together ingredients in a bowl until dough holds together. I recommend adding the water in ½ cup or ¼ cup increments and stopping when the dough can be formed into a ball. 2. Take a handful of dough and form into a patty. Thinner patties will be crunchier when fried and thicker patties will remain doughy inside. 3. Heat oil in a frying pan on the stove over medium heat. I recommend deep-frying, but you can fry in a shallow amount of oil. 4. Cook for 5 minutes, or until golden on both sides, flipping halfway through cooking. 5. Remove from oil. Place on paper towels to absor…