Pure De Platanos Maduros - Ripe Plantain Puree

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 45 mins

From http://laylita.com/recipes/2009/03/13/ripe-plantain-puree/ This puree is used as a side dish to plate lamb shanks in.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil the plantains for 30 minutes.
  2. Let me them cool down until safe to handle.
  3. Meanwhile prepare a refrito, heat the butter over medium heat, add the onions, garlic and spices, cook for about 5 minutes or until the onions are soft.
  4. Peel the boiled ripe plantains.
  5. Working in batches, put the plantains, water, milk and refrito in a blender and mix until a smooth puree is obtained.
  6. Transfer the puree to a pan and heat over medium low until warm.
  7. Serve as a side dish for meat dishes, can also be served alone with crumbled cheese, sautéed bacon, chorizo or caramelized onions as toppings.