Pastelón (Puerto Rican Sweet Plantain and Picadillo Casserole)
With its layers of fried sweet plantains cushioning briny, sofrito-laced ground beef, this Puerto Rican casserole is the epitome of comfort food.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
This plush, meaty Puerto Rican casserole is a savory-sweet mash-up of two island staples—plátanos maduros fritos (fried ripe plantains) and the briny, sofrito-laced filling called picadillo. For appropriately sweet, velvety-soft plantains, ...