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Baked ripe plantains with cheese

Baked ripe plantains with cheese

Easy recipe for homemade baked ripe plantains stuffed with cheese.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Brunch, Side Dish, Street Food
Cuisine Ecuadorian, Latin, South American
Keyword Baked plantains, Maduro asado, Plantains, Plantains with cheese, Ripe plantains
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 baked ripe plantains


  • 6 ripe plantains whole
  • 1-2 tbs melted butter or oil use as little as you want
  • 6 thick slices of mozzarella


  • Pre-heat oven to 400 F
  • Peel the plantains, place them on a baking sheet and rub them with butter or oil.
  • Bake the plantains for 30 minutes, then turn each one and bake for another 15-20 minutes or until golden on both sides.
  • Remove the plantains from the oven, made a horizontal slit on the middle of each plantain, and stuff them with the cheese slices.
  • In a few minutes the cheese will have melted, serve immediately, with or without hot sauce.