Maple Glazed Plantains

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 110.3
  • Total Fat: 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 22.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 5.3 g

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Use a ripe plantain - completely yellow with some black spots. Use a ripe plantain - completely yellow with some black spots.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 ripe plantain
    1 cup low fat plain Greek Yogurt
    2 tsp virgin coconut oil
    1 1/2 tbsp. maple syrup


1. Place plantain on cutting board and use a sharp knife to slice off both ends. Use the knife to make a cut all the way down the inside of the plantain; cut the skin just deeply enough to reach the flesh, but not so deep that you slice the flesh. Gently pull off and discard the peel. Cut the plantqain into 1/4 inch thick rounds.

2. Divide the yogurt into four small serving bowls. Set aside in the fridge to keep it cool.

3. In a large, cast iron skillet, heat the oil over medium high heat. Add the plantain sllices and cook until browned,
about 1 minute. Turn and cook for 30 seconds, until beginning to brown on the underside. Drizzle the maple syrup over the plantains and cook until carmaelized and syrupy, about 1 minute. Remove from the heat and immediately divide the plantains among the four dishes, spooning some syrup over each serving. Enjoy.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BENSON37.

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