Category: Fruits & Vegetables

“Fried Plantains”

Serve as a side dish or as a dessert. Allow at least half a plantain per person. Leaving the skin on, cut them in half,…

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“Mofongo”

3 light green plantainsVegetable or peanut oil (for frying)4 garlic cloves, peeled2 tablespoons olive oil4 ounces chicharrones (cracklings)Salt (optional)Chopped fresh cilantro or parsley Peel plantains…

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“Baked Stuffed Papayas”

1 pound ground beef1 medium onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced1 (16 ounce) can whole tomatoes, drained1 jalape

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“Hearts Of Palm In Tomato Sauce”

1 medium onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1 jalape

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“Corn With Okra And Tomatoes”

6 ears corn*2 cups cut-up okra**1/3 cup butter or margarine2 tablespoons butter or margarine3 medium tomatoes, chopped1 tablespoon granulated sugar1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/4 teaspoon pepper…

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“Fried Ripe Plantains”

4 medium very ripe (nearly all black) plantains4 tablespoons butter, dividedSalt or garlic salt, to taste (optional)2 limes, cut into wedges (optional) Peel plantains as…

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“Mango Preserves”

6 mangoes, peeled4 cups water4 cups granulated sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine the mangoes and water in a pot and bring to a boil over…

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