Plantain basics

Yield: 1 Servings

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ALSO CALLED: Cooking Bananas

SEASON: All year.

LOOK FOR: Large, firm, greenish yellow to dark brown fruit with some black spots. The skin of very ripe plantains is black and the fruit yields to soft pressure with the fingers. TO PREPARE: Cut off the ends; cut the skin lengthwise in strips; with your fingers, peel off the strips.

TO SERVE: Use cooked as a vegetable, or use in recipes.

Source: The New Good Housekeeping Cookbook ISBN: 0-688-03897-2 Typos by Dorothy Flatman 1995

NYC Nutrilink: M0^00000

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by Scott Rummings <rummings@...> on Aug 11, 1998

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