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Plantain Stuffed Jalapeños

Plantain Stuffed Jalapeños

Servings: 20
Servings 20 servings



  • Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with tin foil
  • Cut the ends of the plantain and slice the peel as shown in the picture below. Bake on lined baking sheet for 30 minutes
  • In the meantime, cut jalapeño peppers in half length wise and remove seeds and membrane
  • Remove plantain from oven and reduce temperature to 325F. Set aside until it's cool enough to handle
  • Scoop plantain and mash it in a bowl. Add cream cheese, chili powder and salt and mix well
  • Stuff each jalapeño half with plantain mixture. Top with each half with 1 tsp of shreds and bake at 325F for 20 minutes
  • Garnish with cilantro (optional)
  • NOTES: After removing the seeds and membranes of the jalapeño peppers make sure you wash your hands thoroughly and avoid touching your eyes, nose or lips.
    Recipe by: Vicky Cohen + Ruth Fox, May I have that Recipe