Tostones: Garlic Fried Plantains

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Fried plantains are one of the most common side dishes you'll find in Puerto Rico and some other Caribbean Islands. Tostones are made with unripe green plantains, rather than the yellowish-black ripe ones that are sweet and have a peach-colored flesh. This means that they're as starchy and firm as a potato and are used in many dishes like we'd use potatoes. . . .

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