Delicious Pastelon Recipe: Step-by-Step Guide to Make Mouthwatering Pastelon

Peel the Plantains

Using a sharp knife, cut both ends off the plantain. Slit the peel from top to bottom and remove it by pulling it back.

Fry the Plantains

Heat oil in a skillet. Fry the plantains in batches until lightly brown for about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

Make the Filling

Heat oil in a skillet. Sauté onions, garlic, spices, bell pepper, tomato sauce, ground meat, and beans. Season to taste.

Layer the Pan

Line the bottom of the baking pan with fried/baked plantains. Add a layer of the beef mixture. Repeat plantains and meat alternately.

Optional Cheese

For an extra twist, add optional cheese between each layer if desired.

Pour the Eggs & Bake to Perfection

Combine eggs, pour over pastelon. Bake at 350℉/177℃ for 25-30 mins. Egg cooks, cheese bubbles.

Serve and Enjoy

Let the pastelon cool for 5 minutes, then serve warm. Indulge in the delicious flavors of this traditional Latin American dish!