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Oahu Plantain Bake


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Ingredients:

  • 2 Plantains -- semi-ripe
  • 1 tb Honey
  • 1 tb Margarine
  • 1/8 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 1 c Sour cream

Directions:

* Select large plantains that are almost ripe, but not completely; they should not be mushy.
 
In a saucepan, bring 2 cups water to a boil. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt. Immediately add the plantains which have been washed, cut into 4 pieces each, unpeeled. Cook until tip of sharp knife will pierce skin easily, about 7-9 minutes. Transfer to colander to drain and let cool briefly. Peel plantains and place into blender. Add margarine, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg. Puree coarsely, not completely smooth. Divide among 4 serving dishes, top with sour cream and sprinkle with more fresh ground nutmeg if desired.
 
This recipe can be doubled.
 
Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill
 
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