Arepas Rellenas Con Guiso De Carne

Ingredients:
- 1 recipe basic arepa dough
- 1/2 lb ground beef
- 1/2 lb ground pork
- 1 medium onion -- chopped
- 1 clove garlic -- minced
- 1 small green chile, -- chopped
- 2 large tomatoes -- peel, seed, chop
- 1/2 tsp achiote powder
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 1/4 tsp thyme leaves
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 8 pimento-stuffed olives sliced
- 1 tbsp capers
Instructions:
Heat oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat, add meat, onions, garlic, green chile, tomato, achiote, cumin, thyme, black pepper and salt, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes, or until tomatoes have formed a thick sauce. Stir in olives and capers. Prepare a recipe of basic arepas, shape into 3-inch discs (3/4-inch thick), cook. When done, split in half, fill with meat sauce and serve hot.
Thanks to: Garry Howard