KATHY SANTIAGO Recipe

Beef-filled ripe Plantains/Canoas

By KATHY SANTIAGO kathystgo


Rating:
Serves:
8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Method:
Stove Top
Comments:

These are delicious, you have to be sure that the plantains are really ripe.

Ingredients

8
very ripe plantains
2-1/2 c
cooked ground beef
frying oil
1/2 lb
grated cheddar or mozarella cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook ground beef, season to taste.
2
Peel the plantains carefully to make sure they do not break. You need whole plantains and appearance is quite important in this dish.
3
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. While the oven preheats fry the plantains in enough oil to cover them. Be careful while handling so that plantains do not break.
4
Remove from the oil when golden brown.
Soak off excess oil by draining on paper towels.
5
Slit each plantain lengthwise, about an inch from each end, half as deep as the plantain's circumference.
6
Place about two tablespoonfuls of the filling inside the slit in each plantain.
7
Place the plantains side by side in an ovenproof dish. Spread the shredded cheddar or mozarella cheese over the filling.
Bake in the oven for around ten minutes.

Recipe from: www.elcolmadito.com

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Caribbean
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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6 Comments

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Dec 19, 2012 - KATHY SANTIAGO shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
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Marcy Brodhead mbrodh1
Nov 3, 2012
Ok thanks....can't wait to make it!
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KATHY SANTIAGO kathystgo
Nov 3, 2012
No, I think that was just done for the picture. You do have to peel them in order to fry them. I just place them in an ovenproof dish. (lol maybe I should change the picture)