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Vegan Plantain Stuffed Jalapeños

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  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 mins
  • Yield: 20 1x



  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a baking sheet with tin foil
  2. Cut the ends of the plantain and slice the peel as shown in the picture below. Bake on lined baking sheet for 30 minutes
  3. In the meantime, cut jalapeño peppers in half length wise and remove seeds and membrane
  4. Remove plantain from oven and reduce temperature to 325F. Set aside until it’s cool enough to handle
  5. Scoop plantain and mash it in a bowl. Add cream cheese, chili powder and salt and mix well
  6. Stuff each jalapeño half with plantain mixture. Top with each half with 1 tsp of shreds and bake at 325F for 20 minutes
  7. Garnish with cilantro (optional)


After removing the seeds and membranes of the jalapeño peppers make sure you wash your hands thoroughly and avoid touching your eyes, nose or lips.