credit: Cestitas de Plátano Verde Con Diferentes Rellenos. Estampas. Digital Image. April 16, 2018.

20 Plantain Recipes You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now

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Latino cooking is some of the most delicious and divine food one can consume. From Mexico’s mole sauce to Cuba’s ropa vieja to Brazil’s brigadeiro sweets, Latino food encompasses so many things. The unsung hero in a lot of Latino cooking is the plantain. It looks like a banana but the taste and texture is anything but. Here are 20 delicious recipes you can make with some plantains, time and practice.

1. Plantain Cake (Torta de Plátano Maduro)

CREDIT: Plantain Cake Torta de Plátano Maduro. My Colombian Recipes. Digital-Image. April 16, 2018.

Nothing like some cheese, guava and ripe plantains to create a perfect cake. Seriously. The textures and sweetness of the main ingredients are enough to put any cake to shame.

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