Tuesday, April 28, 2009


3 green plantains
1 tablespoon crushed garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ lb. chicharrón or cooked bacon (crumbled)Vegetable oil for frying
Preparation for Green Plantians (Tostones)
Mix together the garlic olive oil and chicharron or bacon.
Mash the tostones, a few at a time in the pilon (never use a food processor), adding a little bit of the garlic mixture. You will have to work a few slices at a time. When all done mix all the batches together for even distribution of seasoning. Add salt if needed. This is a side dish that needs to be served warm. Keep forming balls until mixture is all used up. Serve with fried pork meat

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