3 November, 2015
8 Global Ways to Love Plantains
Savory and starchy when green, sweet and creamy when ripe, tropical plantains make more than just chips. Here’s how we eat them, from stewing with Indian spices to mashing into Dominican gnocchi.
Sesame seeds and black peppercorns give this stew its fragrant flavor.
Mix mashed plantains with curry-stewed beef for a loose African twist on meat and potatoes.
Top with a quick tomato sauce. Dinner’s now done.
Plantains and yucca flour make these gnocchi extra fluffy and slightly sweet—a perfect complement to the rich, creamy short rib ragù.
Spice up meat and plantain pies with freshly ground achiote.
Purréed plantains take the sidelines to highlight the fragrant coconut, culantro, and cumin broth.
Replace your potatoes with root vegetables and plantains.
Stewed shrimp garnishes these fried green plantain tostones.
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