Trifongo Recipe: A Traditional Caribbean Dish

Welcome to our blog! Today, we’re excited to share with you a recipe for a traditional Caribbean dish called trifongo.

This flavorful and satisfying meal combines fried plantains, mashed yuca, and mashed green bananas into a savory and satisfying dish that is sure to become a new family favorite.

Whether you’re a fan of Caribbean cuisine or just looking for a new and tasty way to mix up your meal routine, this trifongo recipe is sure to impress. So let’s get cooking!

Trifongo Recipe

Trifongo is a traditional Dominican dish consisting of mashed, fried plantains, yuca, and breadfruit. Here is a recipe for Trifongo:


  • 3 green plantains
  • 1 yuca
  • 1 breadfruit
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced tomato
Trifongo Recipe
Trifongo Recipe


  1. Peel and slice the plantains, yuca, and breadfruit into small pieces.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add the plantains, yuca, and breadfruit to the pan and cook until they are soft and starting to brown, about 10-15 minutes.
  4. Use a potato masher or fork to mash the cooked plantains, yuca, and breadfruit until they are combined and resemble a mash.
  5. Add salt to taste and mix in the diced onion, bell pepper, and tomato.
  6. Serve hot as a side dish or topping for grilled meats. Enjoy!
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I am Naznin, the recipe creator and blogger behind Foods Kitchen (since 2021). I like to try new recipes, especially when they are delicious, so those are my recipes... Hope you like it! Thank you for your time!
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