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Sauteed Plantains

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/sauteed_plantains.html

From EatingWell:  EatingWell Serves Two

Plantains are a starchy, less-sweet relative of the banana. They are typically sold underripe, with yellow skin, but are best when the skin is almost completely black. Buy underripe plantains about one week in advance and ripen on the counter.

2 servings | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add plantain slices in a single layer and sprinkle with chipotle pepper. Cook until browned on both sides. Toss with cilantro (or parsley).

Nutrition

Per serving : 260 Calories; 5 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 3 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 57 g Carbohydrates; 2 g Protein; 4 g Fiber; 77 mg Sodium; 896 mg Potassium

3 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 4 starch, 1 fat