Cayeye and Cabeza de Gato (Colombian Mashed Green Plantain)
- 4 green plantains peeled and cut into pieces
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon of oil
- 1 cup onion finely chopped
- 2 scallions finely chopped
- 2 to matoes diced
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- ½ teaspoon ground achiote
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Avocado to serve
- Grated cheese to serve
- Fried or scrambled eggs to serve
Cook the green bananas or green plantains until tender. Strain and mash.
In a medium skillet over medium heat place the butter, onion, tomatoes, red bell pepper, garlic and achiote. Cook the mixture for about 7 minutes, and then add to the mashed plantains and set aside.
To serve, place some cayeye on a plate and top with fried egg, shredded cheese and diced avocado.
Calories: 45kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 3gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.2gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 161mgPotassium: 262mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 587IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 1mg