Parmesan Pong Plantain
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Recipe type: Vegetarian
Cuisine: Caribbean
Serves: about 10 balls
  • 2 large half ripe plantain
  • 3 tbsp. softened butter
  • 2 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese.
  • ½ tsp. black pepper.
  • 1 tbsp salt.
  1. Peel plantain, cut into smaller pieces.
  2. Boil in water with 1 tbsp salt for 20 minutes or until fork tender.
  3. Drain and mash in a mortar & pestle until smooth.
  4. Transfer to a bowl, add the butter, Parmesan cheese and black pepper.
  5. Mix thoroughly then form into a large ball, slice and serve.
  6. …Or it could be formed into smaller individual balls.
This is a wonderful side dish for stewed meats, fish, callaloo and or peas.!
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at