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Sauteed Plantains

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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.


Sauteed Plantains Recipe

Makes: 2 servings

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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; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 4 g fiber; 77 mg sodium; 896 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 3 1/2

Exchanges: 4 starch, 1 fat



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Recipe Categories

Type of Dish
Side dish, vegetable
Ethnic/Regional
Cajun-Creole
Caribbean
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
2
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Dinner

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