• 1 lbs ground beef
  • 1 onion,minced
  • 3 gloves garlic, minced
  • 1 green pepper, minced
  • ½ chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbs Caribeque Island Thyme Seasoning
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 4 -5 plantains, peeled and sliced into strips
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 Tbs milk
  • 2 cups white shredded cheese
  • 1 package of cream cheese
  • vegetable oil
  • salt
  • Cast Iron Skillet or 12 inch rectangular pan


  1. Pre-heat your cooker to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine, beef, onion, pepper, garlic, cilantro, Caribeque Island Thyme seasoning, oregano, and mix well.
  3. Heat a large skillet at medium-high heat with 2 Tbs of olive oil, add meat mixture.
  4. Cook beef until brown and of the juices bubble up. Mix and let simmer for 10 minutes, set aside.
  5. Heat a large frying pan with vegetable oil, just enough to coat the bottom. Fry plantains for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden and slightly crispy. Drain on a plate with paper towel, set aside.
  6. To assemble pastelon: Take your prepared rectangular pan or cast iron skillet and start with a layer of plantains, then beef, then a fistful of cheese and sliced cream cheese, repeat. You want to finish with cheese and plantains. Beat 3 eggs with 2 Tbs of milk, pour between each layer over the pastelón. Let it sit for a minute allowing the egg to soak in. Top off with just a bit more cheese.

  1. Place in a cast iron skillet or whatever you are using on the egg at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cook foiled for 1 then uncoverd for the last 15 minutes
  2. Let cool and slice ! Enjoy

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