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Oven Fried Tostones

Oven Fried Tostones Recipe

Tostones are fried plantains, but they are made using the underripe fruit, so they are bit starchier and less sweet.  Usually fried in a pan, we make it easier to make a large batch in the ovne. 

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  • 4Servings


  • 2 yellow plantains
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, such as Colavita
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Serving suggestions: yogurt, guacamole, pulled beef 


Preheat oven to 375°F. Pour ¼ cup evoo in a 15x10x1 baking pan. Place pan in the oven for ten minutes so oil can get hot.

2. While pan is preheating, peel plantain and slice into 1-inch rounds.

3. Place on preheated pan and bake for ten minutes. Remove from oven, flip plantains and gently mash plantain into a ¼-inch round using a spatula or fork. Bake an additional five minutes.

4. Serve topped with yogurt, guacamole or pulled beef.