Sweet plantains

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
Ripe plantains; yellow ones with long black streaks; 1 per serving
Brown sugar; about 1/8 to 1/4 cup per serving
Butter; 2 tablespoons per serving
Cinnamon; a generous sprinkle

From: beatbr00<beatbr00@...> (COLLECTION) Date: 31 May 1995 05:37:27 -0600 When your plantains have ripened, use the following recipe. Peel the plantain. Cut lengthwise into 2 pieces or crosswise into serving size portions. Melt some butter in a frying pan. Lightly fry until slightly browned. Place in a buttered dish. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.

Dot with butter. Place in a 350 degree oven and bake until tender about 30 minutes.

Variation: After browning the plantains, place in squares of aluminum foil.

Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon and dot with butter. Seal the foil and bake in 350 degree oven about 30 minutes.

Variation: After browning the plantains, arrange nicely in the frying pan.

Add about ¼ to ⅓ cup water. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.

Cover tightly and simmer over low heat about 30 minutes or until fork tender.

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