Plantain Gratin



Plantain Gratin

A baked meal made with plantain slices, bacon and cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine African
Servings 2 people


  • Wooden Spatula
  • Sauce Pan


  • 6 Rashers of Streaky Bacon Chopped
  • 50 g Unsalted Butter
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic Minced
  • 1 Tbsp Soft Flour
  • 1 ½ Cups of Milk
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 Large Ripe Plantains Round Slices
  • 150 g Cheddar Cheese Grated
  • 75 g Parmesan Cheese Grated
  • 1 Tsp Salt


  • Pour the bacon into a saucepan over medium heat, stir until crispy, then take out.
  • Place the butter in the same saucepan, add garlic, flour, stir and let simmer on medium heat for a minute, then add the milk, black pepper, salt, stir until it thickens for 5 minutes.
  • Add the crispy bacon, stir , let simmer, then take off the heat.
  • Arrange the plantain in a mini dish, scoop a spoonful of the sauce and spread evenly on the plantain. Continue with another layer of the plantain and cream sauce.
  • Sprinkle with a handful of cheddar cheese and parmesan cheese.
  • Bake in a pre-heated oven at 170c for 20 minutes.
  • Plantain gratin ready to serve.


Keyword Bacon, gratin, Plantain, plantain gratin

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