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Santo Domingo

PLATOS:

Mangú

A typical breakfast dish made from mashed plantains (green bananas). It can be served with sautéed onions, cheese, or salami.

La Bandera Dominicana (The Dominican Flag)

A typical lunch dish, it consists of rice, red beans, meat and a vegetable side dish.

Empanada

Bread dough or flour tortilla stuffed with meat, cheese or vegetables and then fried.

Paella

The local version of this Spanish rice dish uses annatto instead of saffron.

Mofongo

Fried plantains flavored with olive oil, garlic and bacon.

Sanchocho

A hearty stew made with large chunks of meat and vegetables.

Moro de guandules con coco

Rice with coconut milk and pigeon peas.

Sopa de mondongo

A soup made by slowly cooking tripe, cabbage, peppers, carrots, tomatoes, onions, celery, cilantro and garlic.

Casabe

A flat bread made from cassava (a root vegetable).


Entremeses:

Watermelon, cucumber, and shrimp