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Jalapeno Bacon Mofongo

A Puerto Rican-inspired dish made with plaintains, bacon, and jalapenos- naturally free of dairy, grains, and guilt!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 3 servings


  • 2 tbs ghee
  • 2 large plaintains
  • 3 pieces bacon cooked
  • 2 tbs jalapeno finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika


  • Peel and slice the plantains into 1/2" slices. Heat ghee in a skillet over meadium-high heat.
  • Add the plantain slices to the skillet and fry for 5-6 minutes or until golden brown on both sides. Add chopped garlic saute for 30 seconds.
  • Remove from heat and set the plantains/garlic aside in the large bowl.
  • Dice the bacon into small pieces. Add the bacon, jalapenos, and spices to the bowl. Mash with a potato masher until a slightly chunky consistency is achieved.
  • Serve immediately!
Keyword bacon, jalapeno, plaintain