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Baked Tostones With Guasacaca Sauce Recipe: easy plantains are crispy baked and served with a Venezuelan avocado dip that's perfect as a dinner side dish.

Baked Tostones With Guasacaca Sauce

Baked Tostones With Guasacaca Sauce Recipe: easy plantains are crispy baked and served with a Venezuelan avocado dip that's perfect as a dinner side dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Latin
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 252 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan

Ingredients

For Tostones

  • 4 Green Plantains
  • 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil soybean oil
  • 1 Clove garlic minced
  • Salt + Pepper

For Guasacaca

  • 2 Haas Avocados ripe
  • 1 in Tomato chopped small pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon onion minced
  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable Oil soybean oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

For Tostones

  1. Preheat oven to 375 Degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Make 1-2 vertical slits on the plantain to peel it easily
  3. Slice it into 1 inch chunks
  4. Place the chunks into a sheet pan coated with cooking spray
  5. Bake for 10 minutes
  6. Meanwhile mix the oil, garlic, salt and pepper into a bowl
  7. Remove the plantains from the oven and dip them into the oil. Remove excess oil from each piece and place them back into the sheet pan
  8. Using a knife, "smash" the plantains until they are completely flat and adopt the shape of a toston
  9. Bake for 10 minutes. Brush them with the oil mixture, turn them over and bake for another 10 minutes or until golden and cooked all the way through
  10. Remove from oven and sprinkle salt all over the top

For Guasacaca

  1. Place all of the ingredients in the blender and mix until combined. If needed add some more vinegar and oil
  2. Check for seasoning
  3. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Baked Tostones With Guasacaca Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 7mg0%
Potassium 690mg20%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1090IU22%
Vitamin C 21.6mg26%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.