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Ripe Plantains Stuffed with Chorizo

Ripe Plantains Stuffed with Chorizo and Cheese

Erica Dinho
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 483 kcal


  • 4 whole ripe plantains, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1 ½ cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 3 fresh Colombian or Mexican chorizos, casings removed, crumbled


  • Pre-heat the oven to 400 F. Made a lengthwise slit in the center of each plantain.
  • Place them on a baking sheet and rub them with the melted butter.
  • Bake the plantains for about 40 minutes.
  • While the plantains are baking, cook the crumbled chorizo in a pan until crispy. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel to drain the grease.
  • Remove the plantains from the oven and stuff them with chorizo and cheese.
  • Return stuffed plantains to the oven and bake for about 5 minutes more or until the cheese is melted. Serve immediately with your favorite sauce.


Calories: 483kcalCarbohydrates: 58gProtein: 18gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 83mgSodium: 1341mgPotassium: 927mgFiber: 4gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 2782IUVitamin C: 46mgCalcium: 233mgIron: 2mg
Keyword plantain recipe
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