Oahu Plantain Bake

Course : Fruits
Serves: 4
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2 medium plantains -- semi-ripe
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon margarine
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup sour cream

Preparation / 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. Serving Ideas : Serve this as side dish with chicken or ham.


Nutritional Information:

274 Calories (kcal); 15g Total Fat; (47% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 35g Carbohydrate; 26mg Cholesterol; 68mg Sodium

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