Grilled Plantains with Red Pepper

5 15 250
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 10 min 4
Grilled Plantains with Red Pepper
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1 tsp packed Brown sugar
1 dash Cayenne pepper
3 spray (about 1/3 second) Cooking spray, vegetable oil
2 tbsp Margarine (melted)
3 plantain(s) Plantain, green, raw (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 250
Calories from fat 47
Calories from saturated fat 12.6
Total Fat 5.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Trans Fat 0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 42 mg
Potassium 583 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
Sugars 4.2 g
Protein 1.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.8

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