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Baked Plantain with Cheese

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A popular South American way to serve plantain. Simple and delicious. Optional: Serve with aji criollo."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 413 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place plantains on the prepared baking sheet; brush plantains with butter.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Turn plantains and bake on other side until golden brown, about 15 more minutes.
  4. Remove plantains from oven and make a horizontal slit down the middle of each; stuff with mozzarella cheese slices.
  5. Bake until cheese melts, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 413 calories; 15.4 g fat; 58.7 g carbohydrates; 16.1 g protein; 52 mg cholesterol; 399 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Excellent. I used very ripe plantains, a cheap mozzarella, shaved, and Mrs. Renfro's (mild) salsa. Made for a great hors d'oeuvre. Thanks for the great recipe.

mmm, love this. so deeeelish....or you can just shred the cheeses and sprinkle it over top the platanitos. mmiyyummi