Puerto Rican Pasteles (Pasteles Puertorriqueños) recipes

Puerto Rican Pasteles (Pasteles Puertorriqueños) recipes
27 Ingredients
  • 6 large tomatoes (about 3 pounds), coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper (about 6 ounces), cored, seeded, deveined, and coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion (about 8 ounces), coarsely chopped
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 20 Caribbean sweet peppers (ajíes dulces), seeded and cut in half
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 2 broad-leaf culantro leaves
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup achiote-infused extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 ounces slab bacon, rind removed, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder or butt, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 pounds malanga, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 1/2 pounds green bananas, peeled and thickly sliced
  • 1/2 green plantain, peeled (see Cooks' notes) and thickly sliced
  • 8 ounces calabaza (West Indian pumpkin) or Hubbard or kabocha squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup achiote-infused extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Twenty-five 12-inch plantain leaf squares (4 to 5 packages; see Cooks' notes for how to prepare)
  • 1/4 cup achiote-infused extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup dark raisins
  • One 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed, or 2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 2 medium red bell peppers (about 6 ounces), roasted (see Cooks' notes), peeled, cored, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
  • 50 pimiento-stuffed olives, cut in half
Nutrition
328
16% daily value
25 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber, gluten-​free
     

Fat

26% 17

Saturated

21% 4

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 9

Polyunsaturated

- 2

Carbs

12% 36

Carbs (net)

- 29

Fiber

26% 7

Sugars

- 17

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

21% 10

Cholesterol

9% 26

Sodium

14% 327

Calcium

5% 50

Magnesium

15% 60

Potassium

25% 869

Iron

12% 2

Zinc

11% 2

Phosphorus

23% 161

Vitamin A

24% 215

Vitamin C

254% 152

Thiamin (B1)

24% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

15% 0

Niacin (B3)

17% 3

Vitamin B6

45% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

21% 83

Folate (food)

- 83

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

4% 0

Vitamin D

0% 1

Vitamin E

16% 3

Vitamin K

18% 15
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