Recipe by Esther
"This is a delicious green plantain hash recipe my sister brought back from Costa Rica. It's best served as a vegetable or on a hot tortilla as a boca."
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plantains, peeled and cut into 3 pieces
1 1/2 tablespoons
hot pepper sauce
This hit the spot!! I decided to double the recipe (all expcept the plantains) so I can use all the ground beef. It didn't seem like it was enough beef but then the title did say "Platano". Next time, I use more plantains. I can see why the previous poster added bell peppers and cumin. I think I will try that next time. Don't skimp on the cilantro, in fact, add a little more. Cilantro really brings out the flavors in this dish. I will certainly try this again, maybe serve it with white rice.
Delicious!! I was so happy to see this here! I grew up with this dish but never learned how to make it. I followed it to the tee, just replaced worshtire sauce with SALSA LIZANO from Costa Rica. Nothing but raves when I make this!!! Thank you!!
This is a great recipe, but I add a little cummin, oregano and green peppers.
My family is from Costa Rica and this is great! I just closed my eyes and felt like I was home.
The first plantain recipe I've found that my wife will eat. I didn't have any cilantro on hand sadly, but I added some cumin and ginger to make up for it.
We only had 2 plantains, and I used 1 lb. of ground beef. It was very tasty. I'd make it again.
This was great! I used yellow with a lot of black on them plantains and fried them in a cast iron skillet with some oil instead of cooking them in water. I did everything else as is. Yum!
I brought my Tex-Mex flair in to brighten this dish up a bit. Sub jalapeños for hot sauce, put in extra veggies and herbs, and only used a quarter of the indicated amount of plantain. I used slightly more beef, and added fresh cilantro to sit on top after cooking. This will be perfect for soft tacos!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Picadillo de Platano
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 71
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