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Tostones with Parsley Garlic Sauce Recipe

By Diana Perez | April 10, 2013

tostones, plantains
tostones, plantains, seafood salad

Tostones with Seafood Salad

Tostones are found in various cusines from Latin America, especially those from the Caribbean, including Venezuelan, where great big slices of the twice-fried green plantain substitute bread, making the sandwich called a patacón (Puerto Ricans call it a jibarito).

To read about the Origins of Tostonesclick here.

Note:  Tostones are made with ripe green plantains that can be found at any Latino bodega or supermarket.  However, if you’re overwhelmed by the sheer variety of bananas and plantains, ask the grocer or the ladies who are shopping for their own bunch of plátanos.

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