Cinnamon Plantains

2
Servings
5m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
15m
Ready In


"I fell in love with plantains when I went to Costa Rico years ago. Then found them in a few other island countries. I've tried making them a few different times, but added cinnamon when I made them last week. Serve instead of potatoes with any meal, or as a dessert."

Original recipe yields 2 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (140.4 g)
  • Calories 782.3
  • Total Fat - 49 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 242.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 83.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.5 g
  • Sugars - 7.4 g
  • Protein - 2.8 g
  • Calcium - 17.5 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 38.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Score the skin of a very ripe plantain, then peel and cut into slices at an angle.

Step 2

Heat oil or butter in a skillet over medium heat.

Step 3

Place plantain slices in skillet. Cook until lightly brown, then flip slices over and brown second side.

Step 4

When plantains seem soft and almost done, then sprinkle with sugar and then flip one more time. Sprinkle tops with cinnamon. Cook 1 more minute, remove and serve.

Tips & Variations


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