Snacktion: Bean and Cheese Pupusas from Casa Sanchez
Brand: Casa Sanchez
Origin: South San Francisco
Found at: Andronicos (1200 Irving at 14th Ave.)
Ingredients: Corn flour, pinto beans, jack cheese, canola oil, onions, cumin, paprika.
Calories per serving: 174
The word: Originally an invention from El Salvador some 3,000 years ago, pupusas are now a regular presence on these shores. They're sometimes mistaken for Mexican creations.
Tasting notes: Yummy and definitely filling, if a bit dry. They're better when you add condiments.
Buy it again? Yes.
Extra credit: Try them with Casa Sanchez's addictively thick and crispy tortilla chips and hot salsa.