Stuffed Ripe Plantain Boats



Stuffed Ripe Plantain Boats

Ripe plantain cut with pockets and stuffed with minced beef, cheese and tomato sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Ghanaian
Servings 3 People


  • Frying Pan
  • Rubber spatula
  • Chopping Board
  • Sharp knife
  • Baking Tray
  • Tin Foil
  • Small bowl


  • 3 Ripe Plantains
  • ¼ Pound Minced Beef
  • Tomato Sauce
  • 50 g Butter
  • 1 Medium Red Onion Diced
  • 4 Cloves of Garlic Minced
  • 1 Medium Ginger Grated
  • 1 Shrimp Seasoning Cube
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 50 g Mozzarella Cheese Grated
  • 50g g Cheddar Cheese Grated
  • 50 g Parmesan Cheese Grated
  • 1 Spring Onion Sliced
  • Salt
  • 50g g Butter Melted


  • Pre- heat oven at 180 celsuis.
  • Melt butter in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add onion, garlic, ginger, stir and let sweat.
  • Add minced beef, shrimp seasoning, black pepper, salt, stir and let cook for 3 minutes and set aside.
  • Cut and peel off the skin from the plantains, use a knife to create a pocket in the plantains and set aside.
  • Mix garlic with melted butter and set aside.
  • Wrap the plantains with an aluminium foil, then brush with the butter mixture and place on a baking tray line with aluminium foil.
  • Bake at 180 celsuis for 10 minutes and take out of the oven.
  • Stuff the plantains with the cooked minced beef, top with tomato sauce, cheddar and mozzarella cheese and bake for another 5 minutes.
  • Take out of oven and sprinkle with parmesan cheese and spring onion.
  • Stuffed ripe plantain boat ready to serve.


Keyword Ripe Plantain

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