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Honey-Lime Plantains

Honey-Lime Plantains

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.

Health APRIL 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 232
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 47g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 77mg
  • Calcium: 10mg

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