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

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
50 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Place plantains on the prepared baking sheet; brush plantains with butter.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Turn plantains and bake on other side until golden brown, about 15 more minutes.

  • Remove plantains from oven and make a horizontal slit down the middle of each; stuff with mozzarella cheese slices.

  • Bake until cheese melts, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

413 calories; protein 16.1g 32% DV; carbohydrates 58.7g 19% DV; fat 15.4g 24% DV; cholesterol 51.6mg 17% DV; sodium 399mg 16% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (5)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/18/2014
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. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
08/02/2018
Mine were suuuper dry Read More
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  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
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  • 2 star values: 1
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Rating: 5 stars
01/18/2014
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. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
08/02/2018
Mine were suuuper dry Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/13/2016
mmm love this. so deeeelish....or you can just shred the cheeses and sprinkle it over top the platanitos. mmiyyummi Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/07/2019
My first time trying this fruit! I liked the recipe just missing some salt. Maybe I didn t put enough cheese? I tried with garlic salt and it did taste better. A keeper for sure! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
07/14/2020
Cut horizontal slit then cut into 1/3 so 6 pieces per plantain before baking.Flat side down for first 30 min then flat side up last 15min add shredded Mozzarella till melted.Salt and pepper when I added butter before baking making sure butter salt and pepper cover completely.Totally Awesome!! Wife ate so Booyaa!! Read More