New Season

Premieres Monday
September 22nd 9PM ET

Plantain Empanadas Recipe

Download Printable Recipe [pdf]

Provided By:

El Arrayan

Serving Size: Serves 5

Ingredients:

1 lbs. Plantains
.2 lbs. Refried black beans
.2 lbs. Oaxaca Cheese or any good melting cheese

Preparation:

Cook plantains in water with skin on for 1 hour. Take skin off and remove seeds. Grind in food processor until soft. Knead until uniform texture. Using tortilla press, shape as a thick tortilla, place filling on the middle. Fold and seal with fingers. Refrigerate for at least one hour. Deep fat fry in vegetable oil of choice. Serve with Salsa Negra.