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Bubbly Brown-Sugar Bananas

Yield 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large ripe but firm bananas (about 1 1/2 lb.), cut into thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional
  • Toasted sliced almonds, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 325
  • fat 12 g
  • satfat 7 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 57 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 31 mg
  • sodium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a large bowl, toss bananas with lemon juice. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in brown sugar. Cook, KITCHEN TIPS stirring, until sugar has dissolved, about 1 minute.

  2. Add bananas to skillet and cook, basting and gently turning often with a large spoon, until bananas become softened around edges, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle cinnamon on top. Serve bananas, slightly cooled, on their own or with vanilla ice cream and almonds, if desired.