fried plantains


Pastelon: The Puerto Rican Plantain Lasagna

Tara Sherry-Torres
My favorite Puerto Rican dish is pastelon. It’s the casserole version of the Puerto Rican chuchifrito, called “pionono.” The ultimate comfort food, pastelon can be described as the Puerto Rican lasagna. Sweet fried plantains on the bottom, savory picadillo (seasoned ground beef)...