Mangú is the best known and most representative dish from Dominican Republic. The name is believed to originate from the West African word “mangusi” which refers to any mashed vegetable from the earth.

There is also another popular folk tale that describes how this homemade dish was fed to American soldiers who overwhelmingly exclaimed “Man, good!”


Mashed green plantains, topped with pickled red onions and served with fried egg, White cheese, salami, bacon or sausage.

Dish Variations: Mofongo, Fufu, Tacacho, Cayeye

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