Tostones are a type of twice-fried green plantains that are eaten in different Latin American countries and the Caribbean

these countries include Puerto Rico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Panama, Honduras, and in Haiti. Did you know that a type of music and poetry that comes from the mountain regions of Puerto Rico known as Jibaro, brought over from Spanish settlers in the 1600s, talks about this side dish known today as tostones?  Tostones have a long history and today you can learn how to make tostones with the help of a grown up.

In today’s lesson, learn how to make tostones with a grown-up using our favorite recipe.


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Note to parents

This recipe should be done with adult supervision as it involves slicing and frying oil on a stove top.


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