Guanimos, avocado andn beef stew serve on a plate | Source: facebook/TuristeandoenPR
Guanimos, avocado andn beef stew serve on a plate | Source: facebook/TuristeandoenPR

Taste of Tradition: Dive into Our Delicious Guanimos Recipe!

Naomi Wanjala
May 06, 2024
07:17 A.M.
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Discover the unique flavors of South America with our guanimos recipe, where traditional cooking techniques meet the rich taste of cornmeal. Wrapped in corn husks and boiled to perfection, each guanimo is a bite of cultural heritage that's perfect for sharing.

Embark on a culinary journey to South America with our traditional Guanimos recipe, a beloved dish known for its unique preparation and distinct flavor. Wrapped and boiled in banana leaves, guanimos captivate with their peculiar shape and the subtle indentations left once unwrapped.

This versatile meal not only connects you to a rich cultural heritage but also brings a taste of tradition right to your table. Perfect for sharing with family and friends, let’s delve into making this delicious dish that's sure to become a favorite at your gatherings.

Try This Guanimos Recipe Today


  • 3 green plantains
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • Plantain leaves for wrapping
  • ¾ cup sugar


1. Peel the plantains.

2. Soak the plantains in water for thirty minutes, then remove, rinse, and dry them.

3. Grate the plantains into a paste.

4. Blend in the salt, sugar and coconut milk.

5. Shape each guanimo into a sausage shape, about 5 inches long and no more than one inch thick.

6. Position each guanimo onto a plantain leaf, folding the edges of the leaf, and secure it with thread.

7. Simmer the wrapped guanimos in chicken broth or water for around thirty minutes.

Mastering the guanimos recipe allows you to bring a piece of South American tradition into your home, offering a unique and delicious experience with each bite. Eager to explore more unique flavors?

Dive into our longhorn stuffed mushrooms recipe next, perfect for continuing your culinary adventure with another crowd-pleasing dish.

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