Grilled Plantains with Red Pepper

Grilled Plantains with Red Pepper

Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
5 min 10 min 15 min 4


1 tsp packed Brown sugar
1/8 tsp Cayenne pepper
3 spray (about 1/3 second) Cooking spray, vegetable oil
2 tbsp Margarine (melted)
3 plantain(s) Plantain (unpeeled, soft black)


Prepare grill to medium heat.

Cut plantains in half, lengthwise. Cut plantain halves in half, crosswise. Combine margarine, sugar, and pepper; brush evenly over cut sides of plantain sections.

Place plantain sections, cut sides up, on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 7 minutes or until flesh is soft and skins begin to pull away from the flesh. Turn plantain sections over; grill 3 minutes.

Serve warm with lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 241  
Calories from fat 58  
Calories from saturated fat 11.2  
Total Fat 6.5  g
Saturated Fat 1.2  g
Trans Fat 0.4  g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0  g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.8  g
Cholesterol 0  mg
Sodium 53  mg
Potassium 674  mg
Total Carbohydrate 44  g
Dietary Fiber 3.1  g
Sugars 21.3  g
Protein 1.8  g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.8

Energy sources

Pygal 73% 445.784494264 253.072909471 24% 309.153510188 143.223196494 3% 371.929903636 107.621878913 73% 24% Carbohydrates Fat Protein
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