How to Make Pastelon De Platanos Maduros(Spanish Lasagna)

A sweet and salty dish your whole family will enjoy. Serve with some rice.

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How to Make Pastelon De Platanos Maduros(Spanish Lasagna) Recipe
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The ingredients, try to choose the darkest plantains for is dish. They are much sweeter

The ingredients, try to choose the darkest plantains for is dish. They are much sweeter

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First things first, take a large frying pan and add enough oil to fry the sweet plantains. Set it to medium heat.

First things first, take a large frying pan and add enough oil to fry the sweet plantains. Set it to medium heat.

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Remove the ends of  the sweet plantains and discard them

Remove the ends of the sweet plantains and discard them

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Take a sharp knife and slice it down the middle, than proceed to gently peel the skin off

Take a sharp knife and slice it down the middle, than proceed to gently peel the skin off

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Cut the plantain vertically into about 4 slices each. Not too thin not too thick.😊

Cut the plantain vertically into about 4 slices each. Not too thin not too thick.😊

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See me do it😁

See me do it😁

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Now let's get frying. Take your plantain slices and brown them on each side

Now let's get frying. Take your plantain slices and brown them on each side

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Yum nice and browned😃

Yum nice and browned😃

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Line a plate with paper towel and When the plantains are done frying place them on the plate to remove the excess oil off the plantains

Line a plate with paper towel and When the plantains are done frying place them on the plate to remove the excess oil off the plantains

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Pat the tops too😉 set them aside

Pat the tops too😉 set them aside

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If frying the plantain is not an option, this recipe can also be made removing the skin from the plantains and boiling them with a bit of salt until fork tender.

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When cooked remove and mash, add a bit of butter and some water until creamy. Use in place of the fried plantains.☺

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Now take any baking dish that is about 8x8

Now take any baking dish that is about 8x8

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Take the fried sweet plantain

Take the fried sweet plantain

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And start layering the plantains. I managed to fit 6 slices😊

And start layering the plantains. I managed to fit 6 slices😊

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After the plantains  the second layer is the picadillo. If you don't know how to make it I have a guide that will show you.😊

After the plantains the second layer is the picadillo. If you don't know how to make it I have a guide that will show you.😊

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Yum

Yum

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Now another layer of plantains

Now another layer of plantains

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More picadillo ☺️if you want you can also add a layer of cheese after the picadillo.

More picadillo ☺️if you want you can also add a layer of cheese after the picadillo.

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This is the last layer of plantains

This is the last layer of plantains

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It is now time to take the eggs and   give them a whirl. I used 4 eggs, if this seems too much use three no biggy. I personally love the flavor it gives the pastelon.😁

It is now time to take the eggs and give them a whirl. I used 4 eggs, if this seems too much use three no biggy. I personally love the flavor it gives the pastelon.😁

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Add a bit of salt

Add a bit of salt

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Now pour the eggs evenly over the plantains

Now pour the eggs evenly over the plantains

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And last but not least the cheese. Be generous😊 grate your own cheese if possible it melts so much better. Mine didn't 😑

And last but not least the cheese. Be generous😊 grate your own cheese if possible it melts so much better. Mine didn't 😑

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Put the dish in a preheated 350 degrees oven for 30 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the egg is cooked.

Put the dish in a preheated 350 degrees oven for 30 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the egg is cooked.

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Yum, my dish is ready.😊 Let it cool a bit. Slice and serve warm.

Yum, my dish is ready.😊 Let it cool a bit. Slice and serve warm.

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Enjoy.

Enjoy.

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