Dominican Cuisine

Dominican Republic cuisine reflects an exotic blend of Spanish, indigenous Taino, and African flavors and centers around a hearty lunch featuring rice, red beans, meat, and salad. Mild, popular spices in recipes from the Dominican Republic include onions, garlic, coriander, and oregano.

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Fried plantains are a popular side dish in both Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. To reduce calories, oven-fry them and serve with a dipping sauce made with reduced-fat sour cream.

Dominican Cuisine  Recipes: Take your pick!
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