Baked Plantain with Cheese

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


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

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 50 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr

    SERVING : 2

    YIELD : 2 servings

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

  • 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.

Per Serving: 413 calories; protein 16.1g; carbohydrates 58.7g; fat 15.4g; cholesterol 51.6mg; sodium 399mg.