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Stuffed Plantains

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Category: Desserts, United States

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Ripe plantains
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 1/4 lb Cheddar cheese, shredded


Salt and pepper to taste

A plantain is similar to a banana.

Bring a quart of salted water to boil in a large saucepan. Add plantains
that have been cut in half, and the ends chopped off. boil for 20 minutes.
Drain, peel, and mash together with butter and cornstarch. Allow to cool
slightly. Heat deep frying oil to 375 degrees (F.). Coat the palm of your
hand with a little cornstarch and spread some mix on it, forming a nest in
the center. Place some of the shredded cheese in the middle and shape into
balls. Deep fry until golden brown.

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