Colombian food: Aborrajados (Ripe Plantain Fritters) This delicious side dish or snack can be prepared in different ways. If you like, you can add some guava paste between the plantains to go along with the cheese.
The cuisine of Zulia, in Venezuela, is full of marvels, and their patacones are unequaled. You can fill the crispy plantain pieces with beef, chicken or even shredded turkey — the important thing is that you're happy. Get a detailed recipe here.
Empanadas de Plátano Maduro (Ripe Plantain Empanadas with Cheese)