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These Cheesy Stuffed Plantain Tots Are Everything You Didn't Know You Needed In Your Life

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Cheesy Stuffed Plantain Tots

Makes: 20 tots

Makes: 20 tots


3 green plantains

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon chili powder

4 slices mozzarella cheese

4 hot dogs (or other prefered sausage)

Oil, for frying


1. Grate the green plantains into a large mixing bowl.

2. Add salt, pepper, and chili powder, and mix to combine.

3. Wrap one slice of cheese around a hot dog link and cut into fifths.

4. Take one tablespoon of your plantain mixture and encase one slice of the cheese-wrapped hot dog, shaping into a cylindrical “tot.”

5. Repeat until all slices are covered and shaped, and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

6. Freeze one hour.

7. In a large pot over medium-high heat, heat your oil to 375ºF/190ºC.

8. Drop four to five tots into the oil and fry until golden brown, about one to two minutes.

9. Place on a paper towel to drain excess oil.

10. Serve warm with your favorite dipping sauce!

11. Enjoy!