Honey-Lime Plantains

recipe
Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 25 minutes. Look for frozen plantains in the ethnic section of the frozen-food aisle of your supermarket. You can substitute sliced underripe bananas.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories 232
Fat 6 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 47 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 77 mg
Calcium 10 mg

Ingredients

3 cups frozen sliced plantains
1/3 cup unsalted pumpkinseed kernels
2 tablespoons honey, lightly heated
1/4 teaspoon salt
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375°.

2. Place plantains in a large saucepan; add water to just cover. Bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes or until tender; drain and transfer to large bowl. Stir in pumpkinseed kernels, honey, and salt.

3. Spread mixture on baking pan lined with foil and coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes, turning once. Drizzle with juice.

Note: Nutritional analysis includes Sugars 26g.

Note:

Steven Petusevsky,

April 2005
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