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Recipes for Side Dishes

 
Baked Sweet Plantains- Platanos en Tentacion    
Platanos en Tentacion
Serves:  4
A wonderful accompaniment to spicy dishes.
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Fried sweet plantains- Platanos maduros fritos    
Platanos maduros fritos
Serves:  6
Typical side order for most Cuban dinners
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Malanga Fritters- Frituras de Malanga    
Frituras de Malanga
Serves:  4
Always welcomed either as a side dish or a snack.
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Plantains 'fufú" with pork rinds- Fufú de plátanos con chicharrones    
Fufú de plátanos con chicharrones
Serves:  4
A very popular Cuban side dish
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Stuffed Potato (Papa Rellena)    
Papa Rellena
Serves:  8
Good for parties, "merienda" and snack. A dish of mashed potatoes stuffed with seasoned ground meat,various spices then deep fried
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Tamales Cuban Style- Tamal en Hoja    
Tamal en Hoja
Serves:  6
A well-known Cuban song from the 1950s, "Los Tamalitos de Olga", (a cha-cha-cha sung by Orquesta Aragón) celebrated the delicious tamales sold by a street vendor in Cienfuegos.
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Twice fried bananas (Tostones)    
Platanos Tostones
Serves:  4
Tostones
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Yuca Chips- Mariquitas de Yuca    
Mariquitas de Yuca
Serves:  4
There is no end to the uses clever Cubans can find for yuca. These tasty snack is perfect with cold drinks.
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