Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Pastelon de Platano Maduro

Servings: 6
6 ripe plantains
1 lb. lean ground beef
¼ cup Sofrito
2 tbsps. vegetable oi
½ can tomato sauce
1 tbsps. sliced olives and pimentos
1 tsp. capers
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1½ cups shredded cheese (optional)
2 eggs, slightly beaten with 1 tbsp. water
In a skillet heat up the oil, add the sofrito and cook for about 2 minutes or so. Add the meat and cook for about 4 minutes, breaking down the meat Add tomato sauce, olives with pimentos and the capers, salt and black pepper. Stir and set aside.
Cook plantains until golden. Layer half the meat over the plantains, then another layer of meat. Sprinkle cheese over the last layer. Pour the egg as evenly as you can over the cheese.
Cook at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes until egg is cooked and cheese is melted. Serve warm.

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