What's Mangu Mash? Think garlicky, bacon-studded mashed potatoes. Instead of spuds, you use large green plantains.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 cups water, divided
2-1/4 tsp. salt, divided
3 large green plantains (about 2-1/2 lb.), peeled, cut into 3-inch pieces
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
8 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cooked, crumbled
1 clove garlic, minced
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Let's Make It
Bring 1-1/2 cups of the water and 2 tsp. of the salt to boil in large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add plantains; cook 20 min. or until soft. Reduce heat to medium; cover. Simmer an additional 15 min. Remove from heat; drain.
Mash plantains, adding milk and remaining 1/2 cup water until consistency of mashed potatoes.
Stir in butter, bacon, garlic and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt. If necessary, return to stovetop to cook on low heat until heated through, stirring occasionally.
Serve this Dominican Republic-inspired dish with poached eggs.
Add 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese along with the butter, bacon, garlic and remaining salt; cook on low heat until cheese is completely melted, stirring frequently.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 33g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 8 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.