Pan-Fried Plantains

The Salty-Sweet Taste of the Tropics


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      15 min

Appears in

Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat

Well Fed 2

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2013

  • About

How cool is it that bananas come in two version: sweet and savory? Sure, sweet bananas are like acceptable candy, but let’s talk about plantains. I’m gonna stick my neck out with a bold statement: I like them even more than potatoes. There, I said it! And – bonus! – they’re a “safe starch,” which means you get a nutritional kick along with your high-quality carbs. You could eat these as a post–workout recovery food – or you can enjoy them for, say, Tuesday dinner or Sunday brunch, too. For