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Plantain Torte
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Sweet and spicy fruit, vegetable, and meat pie.

Prep Time: 60 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 12 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 246.1
Total Carbs 45.9 g
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
Sugars 17.3 g
Total Fat 4.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.7 g
Potassium 545.6 mg
Protein 8.4 g
Sodium 704.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 2 Fruits , 1 Meat , 1 Other Carbs , 1 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 oz  Lunchmeat, ham, extra lean, 5% fat, sliced
1 tbsp  canola oil
0 1/4 each  chopped green bell peppers
1 each  whole jalapeno pepper
1 each  medium onions
1 each  medium tomatoes
1 tsp  oregano leaves
1 each  medium garlic cloves
5 each  Olives, green, manzanilla, stuffed
2 cup  Plums, dried, pitted
1 oz  seedless raisins
0 1/4 cup  no-salt tomato sauce
1 tsp  vinegar
0 1/2 lb  extra lean ground beef (5% fat)

Plantain Mixture
6 cup  cold water
1 tbsp  salt
4 each  Plantain, fresh, medium
2 tbsp  Butter, unsalted
1 1/2 cup  white all purpose flour
1 each  canola cooking spray
  1. Brown the ham in a large skillet over high heat, for 5 minutes, or until slightly browned. Reduce heat to low. Add the rest of the filling ingredients. Mix well, cover, and cook over moderate heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover and cook for 10 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, place the water in a large pot; add the salt. Add the unpeeled plantains, halved. Boil over high heat for 15 minutes. Drain, peel, and mash the plantains; mix with the butter. Add the flour and mix.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 10-inch glass pie plate with the cooking spray. Place half of the plantain mixture in the prepared pie plate and spread evenly. Top with the filling and cover with the remaining plantain mixture. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve hot.

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