- Starchy, used as a vegetable
- Thick skin and longer than bananas
- Greenish/black color
You can steam, boil, grill, bake or fry these and add them to your dinner plate!
Plantains are a fun part of a meal and many people eat them daily.
Watch the video:
"How to make fried plantains with John Mitzewich!"
- In Ghana, boiled plantain is eaten with a stew.
- In the southern United States, in Texas, Louisiana and Florida, plantains are often grilled.
- In Nigeria, plantain is eaten boiled, fried or roasted.
- In Guatemala, ripe plantains sometimes mashed and stuffed with sweetened black beans. Afterwards, they are deep fried. The peel of the ripe plantain is boiled with sugar and cinnamon to produce a very rich beverage. Nothing is wasted!
As a snack you may want to enjoy them as chips:
This bag is a product from Ecuador
17% Potassium, 16% Fiber, 4% Iron
Now the fun part...
one small bag - 85 g is 440 calories!