Monday, April 11, 2011

Sauteed Sweet Plantains

I have always wanted to make something using plantains, so when I saw this recipe I thought it would be perfect becuase it is so simple. I served mine as a dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a dash of cinnamon.You can easily half the recipe to make a perfect amount for two.
  • 1 Teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 2 ripe plantains, peeled an cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  1. Melt butter in large nonstick  skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add plantains and cook, turning once, until lightly browned, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add pineapple juice and 1/8 teaspoon of salt.
  4. Continue cooking until almost all the juice has been absorbed, About 4 minutes. 

Nutritional Information:
NOTE: the nutritional information does not include the ice cream or cinnamon.
1 Serving is 1/2 cup.
4 Weight Watcher Points+ per serving
134 cal, 1g fat, 33g carbs 2g fiber

1 comment:

  1. OMG...this looks divine! Thank you for posting it. I may give it a try.