Definition of tostones in English:
A Latin American dish of fried plantains, typically served with a dip.
- Even the food sold by street vendors, such as grilled meat or tostones (fried plantain patties), is delicious.
- Suckingly juicy shreds of beef picadillo are pressed into chewy, barely sweet plantain cups to form delicious tostones rellenos.
- An excellent speciality of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean is tostones, for which slices of slightly unripe plantain are gently fried, squashed flat, and fried further until crisp.
From Spanish tostón.
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