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Envueltos de Plátano Maduro (Ripe Plantain Wraps)

Envueltos de Plátano Maduro (Ripe Plantain Wraps)

Erica Dinho
5 from 12 votes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 very ripe plantains peeled
  • ½ cup masarepa
  • 6 tablespoons warm water
  • cup of grated panela or brown sugar
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • ½ cup grated mozzarella cheese optional
  • Banana leaves cut into pieces about 12 inches long or aluminum foil


  • Preheat the oven to 350 F. Wash the leaves well with hot water and set aside.
  • Place all the ingredients, except the banana leaves in the food processor and process until the plantains are pureed. Place in a bowl, cover and set aside for about 40 minutes.
  • To assemble: place 1 piece of the leaf on a work surface and spread about ¼ cup of plantain mixture in the center of the banana leave.
  • Fold the banana leave enclosing all of the filling, like youu2019re making a package. Continue the process until all the envueltos are wrapped.
  • Place them on a baking sheet and bake for about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Serve them warm.
Keyword plantain recipe
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