Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Easy Green Grilled Plantains Recipe


Easy Green Grilled Plantains Recipe

Cool down spicy BBQ with a savory Chiquita plantain side dish hot off the grill. These grilled plantains are sure to be a summer party hit.

Ingredients:

  • 2   very firm, green Chiquita plantains
  • 2   Tbsp. Butter
  • 1   pinch each, Salt and Pepper

Instructions for:

easy Green Grilled Plantains Recipe

Peel plantains and cut them lengthwise. Place them on a sheet of tin foil with butter at the bottom. Top with salt and pepper. Wrap the tin foil around the plantains, folding edges in. Place on grill at medium temperature, cover and cook for 7 to 12 minutes. Remove from grill; open top to let steam escape and touch with a fork to make sure plantains are tender. Serve!

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories 320; Total Fat 12 g (Sat 7g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 3 g); Cholesterol 30 mg; Sodium 150 mg; Potassium 900 mg; Total Carbohydrates 57 g; Dietary Fiber 4 g; Total Sugars 27 g; Protein 2 g. Percent Daily Value: Vitamin A 45%; Vitamin B6 25%; Vitamin C 50%; Vitamin D 0%; Calcium 0%; Iron 6%.