Canoas de Platano (Stuffed Plantains) are sweet fried or baked plantains stuffed with savory ground meat and topped with shredded cheese. A delicious savory dish!
If you love fried or baked plantains, you will truly enjoy these Canoas de Platano (Stuffed Plantains). Where ripe sweet plantains come together with a savory carne molida (seasoned ground beef) and are topped with gooey melted monterey jack cheese.
The combination of the carne molida (Puerto Rico Picadillo) with the sweet ripe plantains and cheese is to die for!
“Canoas de Platano” translates to plantain canoes! Canoas in Spanish is pronounced (ka-no-ahhs).
If you follow my recipes, then these canoas may remind you of a similar dish, Puerto Rican Pastelon (Puerto Rican Plantain “Lasagna”).
These canoas de platano are perfect for lunch served by themselves or as a snack.
For a delicious dinner option, serve these alongside white rice with habichuelas guisadas (Puerto Rican Beans) and your belly will certainly thank you.
Ingredients for Canoas de Platano (Stuffed Plantains)