Pastelón (Puerto Rican Sweet Plantain and Picadillo Casserole)

SERVES6 to 8

TIME1½ hours

Pastelón (Puerto Rican Sweet Plantain and Picadillo Casserole)

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, ...