One of the things I enjoy most during this time is to make comfort foods, those that will come to the soul when you eat.
And so on this occasion I want to give you this recipe that has been in my family for decades is part of the menu in this cold season in which you just want to eat under the covers.
Definitely there is nothing better than that way, is simply delicious. I know this recipe is a bit unusual to some, but I assure you will be surprised when you prepare and try as it is incredibly delicious, and gives you a different option to use green plantains.
Part of what we do this week is to invite you to be transported to a warm and comforting, for this reason the #SundaySupper family has prepared for you a large number of recipes to enjoy at this time.
I encourage you to bring your blankets to enjoy these delicious recipes.

  • 1 pound of short ribs
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 4 green plantains, peeled and diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup of chopped cilantro
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 14.5 oz
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste

In a heavy-bottomed pot place the ribs with 4 cups of beef broth and cook for about 3 hours on medium heat.

Once the ribs ready, remove from the pot and place in a bowl, remove the bone and shred the meat.
In the pot where you cook the meat, add onion, garlic and can of tomato, let it cook for five minutes, add the 2 cups of leftover broth and simmer over low heat, add the green plantain and meat, stir well, season with cumin, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper to taste.
Place the lid on the pot and let it cook for 20 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally.

Once ready, add the cilantro and serve accompanied with white rice and salad.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 3 hous 25 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

Versión en español CLICK AQUI

Una de las cosas que mas disfruto en esta época es hacer comidas reconfortantes, esas que te llegan hasta el alma cuando las comes.
Y por eso en esta ocasión quiero regalarles esta receta que ha estado en mi familia por décadas forma parte del menú en esta época fría en la uno lo único que desea es comer debajo de las cobijas.
Definitivamente no existe nada mejor que eso y el que me diga que no pues se pierde de algo muy delicioso.
Se que esta receta es un poco inusual para algunos, pero les aseguro que se van a sorprender cuando la hagan y prueben ya que es increíblemente deliciosa, y les da una opción diferente para utilizar el plátano verde.
Parte de lo que queremos hacer esta semana es invitarlos a que se transporten a un espacio cálido y reconfortante,
Que lo disfrute

  • 1/2 kilo de costilla de res
  • 6 tazas de caldo de res
  • 4 plátanos verdes pelados y cortados en cuadritos
  • 1 cebolla picada
  • 2 ajos picados
  • 1 taza de cilantro picado
  • 1 lata de tomate picado de 14.5 onzas
  • 1 cucharadita de comino en polvo
  • 1 cucharadita de oregano seco
  • 2 cucharadas de salsa lizano
  • Sal y pimienta al gusto

En una olla de fondo grueso coloque las costillas con 4 tazas de caldo de res y cocine por aproximadamente 3 horas a fuego medio.

Una vez cocinas las costillas, saque de la olla y coloque en un tazón,  retire el hueso desmenuce la carne.
En la olla donde cocino la carne, agregue la cebolla, el ajo y la lata de tomate, deje que se cocine por cinco minutos, agregue las 2 tazas de caldo que sobran y deje hervir a fuego bajo, agregue el platano verde y la carne, revuelva bien, sazone con el comino, oregano, salsa lizano, sal y pimienta al gusto.
Coloque la tapa a la olla y deje que se cocine por 20 minutos a fuego bajo, revolviendo de vez en cuando.

Una vez listo, agregue el cilantro sirva y acompañe con arroz blanco y ensalada.

Tiempo de preparación: 30 minutos
Tiempo de cocción: 3 horas 25 minutos
Nivel de la receta: Facil

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  1. I saw plantains at the market yesterday, which is very rare. I like the idea of mixing them with meat! Happy Sunday!

  2. I have had only fried plantains. I cant wait to try this.

  3. I love plantains! This sounds amazing Kathya!

  4. This sounds unique and delicious! I love plantains, but haven't made them at home before. I'd like to try this recipe out!

  5. I'm always looking for more recipes for plantains, and this looks like an excellent one! Cheers.

  6. Now I have an excuse to try cooking with plantains--this recipe sounds so good!

  7. I love hash, and this looks amazing. Yum!

  8. That has all the flavors I love, yummy!!

  9. The only way I have had plantains is fried with Cuban food. This dish does sound very hearty and comforting. Great flavors in it too.

  10. LOVE! I love plantains, love ribs, love hash. This looks and sounds amazing!

  11. Love how long this recipe has been in your family ;-) Love how delish it looks too! Thanks for sharing.

  12. Okay this is totally unique and cool. I love this dish. I need this in my life. Like now.

  13. What a different, but gorgeous dish. Sounds delicious!

  14. I love that you came to Sunday Supper with a recipe with plantains!! Wow! So original, I love it! Thanks for sharing!

  15. I have never heard of this dish before. Interesting! I wonder if The Picky Eater would try it? I sure would!

  16. I am wanting to jump thru and grab this dish! It is right up my alley and looks incredible! thank you so much for sharing.

  17. I love old family recipes it is so nice to be connected to our history. Your dish sounds amazing - I have to admit that I have never cooked with platains before, so this will be a first for me :) Thank you so much for sharing!

  18. Wow! Only had fried plantains and this sounds so delicious! Can't wait to try it.

  19. Anonymous10/14/2012

    this looks great! Thanks for sharing. I will have to try it soon.

  20. I love platanos! But I have never had it in a dish like this. I will have to give it a try.

  21. I haven't tried cooking with plantains yet but I love them when I have them in restaurants. This is going on the list of dishes to try! Thanks for the inspiration.

  22. This looks like a great recipe to try! I also have never cooked with plantians, looking forward to it.

  23. Mm I love platanos and picadillo! Combining the two is awesome!

  24. Whoa...I missed on the wine pairing for this one (it's a challenge to know what's in a recipe from just the title - I should have asked) Between the beef broth and the short ribs, go with Patelin de Tablas blend I recommend. The Boony Doon Old Vine Contra would be nice too! Love the recipe!

  25. Mmmmm!!!!! That looks so good! I love plantains!

  26. So the plaintains act almost like potaotes in this dish? Sounds yummy!

  27. What an interesting recipe. I have only eaten fried plantains a few times.

  28. Eaten something similar in India. This looks fab and healthy. Thanks for sharing .. will be trying this :)

  29. I love plantains and love how you used them. I've only made them a few ways but will be saving this one to try soon.


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