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Pastelon

Pastelon recipe
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Inspired from a traditional Puerto Rican comforting meat pie, this flavorful dish is filled with layers of melted VELVEETA, flavored meat and fried plantains.
time
prep:
20 min
total:
1 hr 15 min
servings
total:
8 servings, 1 cup each
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What You Need

2
Tbsp.  KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
4
 ripe yellow plantains (1-1/2 lb.), peeled, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices
6
slices  OSCAR MAYER Bacon, chopped
1
 onion, chopped
1
 green pepper, chopped
1
lb.  ground beef
1
can  (8 oz.) tomato sauce
2
Tbsp.  sofrito sauce with tomato
2
tsp.  capers
4
 green olives, sliced
1/2
lb.  (8 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

Make It

HEAT oven to 350°F.

HEAT dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add plantains; cook 3 min. or until golden on both sides, turning after 1-1/2 min. Remove from skillet; set aside.

COOK bacon, onions and peppers in same skillet 8 to 10 min. or just until bacon is crisp and vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Add ground beef; cook 5 to 7 min. or until done, stirring frequently. Drain. Add all remaining ingredients except VELVEETA; cook on low heat 5 min. or until mixture is well blended, stirring frequently.

LAYER half each of the plantains, meat filling and VELVEETA in 8-inch square baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Repeat layers.

BAKE 30 min. or until heated through.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Size-Wise
Enjoy one serving of this hearty entree on a cold winter night.
Substitute
Substitute 1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese for the cubed VELVEETA.
Cooking Know-How
Rinse whole plantains and peels under warm water to help remove the peels.
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