-Delicious Plantain Recipes

Come to think of it, plantains are not just additions to your meals, there are quite a number of things you can do with them. Check them out:

1. Plantain Ceviche


This is a versatile recipe that is very easy to make. With ingredients that include bananas that are moderately ripe, avocado, tomatos, onion, green apple, pepper, sugar, garlic, salt, paprika, with lemon, olive oil and wine vinegar for dressing. To serve, cream cheese with toast, crackers or bread cango with your delicious plantain ceviche.

2. Plantain basket with fillings

This dish will definitely make you happy. With soft and crushed bananas used to make a puree, and corn flour added, you have your basket of plantain. The balls are made with hands and the mass is crushed in and filled to taste, then are fried when the oil is still very hot.

3. Plantain Sandwich

A sandwich of plantain

Also known as the classic Zulian patacon, plantain sandwich originates from Venezuela, Zulia precisely. The crispy plantain pieces are filled with beef, turkey or chicken. Using green plane, corn oil, salt oregano and garlic powder, and hand cheese, lettuce, tomato, green sauce, ketchup and mustard for fillings, you get your fully Zulian plantain sandwich.

4. Plantain Lasagna

Yeah Yeah! plantain lasagna, called pastelon in Puerto Rico. Preparing it is quite similar to the conventional lasagna, but with plantains instead of pasta. Basically, vegetables are used as fillings, it can also be prepared with white rice, green salad or spring rice. The plantain is fried until golden brown on both sides.

5. Plantain hamburger


Quite delicious if you ask me. It’s simple to cook actually. Ingredients for plantain hamburger include green bananas, ground beef, sliced green tomato, mayonnaise, ketchup, lemon, canola oil, pepper, and cheese. These hamburgers are usually sold at plantain stalls in some cities in Colombia.

6. Ripe Plantain Fritters

All the way from Colombia, you can plantain fritters in your hands anytime you want it. This delicious dish can be prepared in many ways. You can decide to add some guava paste between the plantains to go with the cheese.

I guess I can now say ” I told you so”. There are so many things you can do with your plantain. Go ahead and try one out.