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Matooke With Peanut Sauce

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time1 hr

 4 cups water, divided
 6-8 plantains, peeled and chopped
 1 tomato
 ½ onion, peeled
 1 cup peanut butter
 ½ tsp paprika
 salt and pepper to taste

To prepare the matooke, place 2 cups of water and the plantains in a pot and simmer until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain and then mash. Add water if needed to reach desired consistency.


To prepare the peanut sauce, chop the tomato and onion. Add them with the remaining 2 cups water to a saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.


Stir in the peanut butter and spices. Let the mixture simmer, stirring continuously until it thickens.


Pour over the prepared matooke.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4