Pastelón, the Puerto Rican layered meat and sweet plantain pie, is one of those recipes that can divide families. Being a “Nuyorican” (a Puerto Rican from New York), I found this to be true when my husband and I came together over our first dish of pastelón. As a native Puerto Rican, he argued that my version “wasn’t the real deal.”How to make Pastelón de platano maduro?
Pastelón de Platano Maduro (Puerto Rican Lasagna) 1 3 Cups +/- Picadillo (I have a recipe for this) 2 4-5 Very Ripe Plantains. 3 1/2 inch Oil in large skillet. 4 2 Cups Mozzarella or cheese of your choice. 5 3 Eggs Beaten. 6 2 Tbsp Milk.What is Pastelón?
Pastelón is a classic Puerto Rican dish made with layers of thinly-sliced plantains, ground beef, and cheese! Think of it as a Puerto Rican version of lasagna. It's the perfect casserole to make for a potluck or family gathering. Marta has 25 years of experience in the food service industry and has been developing recipes for 3 years.How to cook plantain Pastelón?
1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 10x10 casserole dish (for a thicker pastelón) or 9x13 casserole dish (for a thinner pastelón) with nonstick cooking spray or butter. 2 Prepare the plantains: Cut off both ends from the plantain, then use the tip of your knife to cut a slit down the back.