Island Fever Tostones

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Tostones are one of the most popular ways to prepare plantain bananas, a staple of the Caribbean diet.  Add some of our tropical salsa for a sweet combination.

Ingredients:

What to do:

  1. Heat your veggie oil – you want enough to almost cover the plantains.
  2. Peel plantains and cut into slices, about 1 inch thick.
  3. Fry your cut plantains once for about 2-3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  4. Smash with a mallet and then fry again for another 1 1/2 to 2 minutes. Drain and season with some salt.
  5. If you are going to top your tostones with a bit of the salsa, only serve immediately after topping them – you don’t want to make them soggy! Otherwise, put tostones out for guests to dip into the salsa themselves.
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