Grilled Plantains with Red Pepper

Grilled Plantains with Red Pepper

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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

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