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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 437.9
  • Total Fat: 32.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.0 mg
  • Sodium: 159.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 37.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 5.1 g

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Piononos (Cheese filled Plantain Fritters)

Submitted by: MSDESERTRODENT

Introduction

Piononos are the perfect finger food. These delicious plantain bites are battered, fried, and stuffed with cheese.
Piononos are the perfect finger food. These delicious plantain bites are battered, fried, and stuffed with cheese.

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    Ingredients:
    3 ripe plantains (yellow stage)
    2/3 cup of Cheddar cheese (shredded)
    2 eggs
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon flour
    1 tablespoon of water
    toothpicks
    vegetable oil for frying

Directions

Preparation:1. Peel the plantains. Slice each one lengthwise into 4 equal slices.
2. In a frying pan, lightly fry the slices on each side until slices are pliable, not brittle.
3. Remove the slices and drain on paper towels until cool enough to handle.
4.Form each slice into a ring, with ends overlapping about an inch. Secure with toothpicks.
5. Stuff each ring with cheddar cheese. Squeeze the cheese together slightly so that it will not fall apart.
6. In a bowl, mix together the eggs, salt, flour and water.
7. Cover the open ends of the piononos with the flour and egg mix.
8. Fry the piononos on each end until it is sealed and golden.
Servings: Makes 12 fritters.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MSDESERTRODENT.






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