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Aborrajados Colombianos... Yummy!
How do you make them healthier? Simple…you start off by reducing the frying time.  
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Ingredients

2  ripe plantains, large
Canola  or Vegetable oil for frying
8oz fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
2 eggs
4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoon sugar substitute, Splenda
2 tablespoons 2% milk
Pinch salt

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Step 1

Prepare the batter. Mix the flour, sugar and salt in a small bowl. Add the eggs and whisk until it is well-blended.  

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Step 2

Add milk and continue to whisk until smooth. Set aside.

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Step 3

Heat oil in frying plan while slicing plantains crosswise about 1 ½ inches thick.

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Step 4

Working in batches, add plantain slices to the hot oil and fry them until they are golden.

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Step 5

Remove the plantains and drain on paper towels. Let cool slightly.

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Step 6

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Using a tostonera or simply the back of two bowls, flatten plantain slices.

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Step 7

In the meantime, place sliced cheese between two patties to make plantain sandwiches. Press the edges.

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Step 8

Create your own drip tray by placing a cooling rack on top of a cookie sheet. One at a time, dip the sandwiches in the batter and place onto your drip tray.

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Step 9

Bake plantains for 10 mins and broil for one additional minute. Serve warm.

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Aborrajados Colombianos... Yummy!

How do you make them healthier? Simple…you start off by reducing the frying time.  

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