Samoan Green Banana

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This is a side dish most Polynesians love to eat with their main dish. Here in America, it's made with green bananas. Serve with Samoan palusami, teriyaki chicken, or steak. Enjoy!

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 (13.5 ounce) cans coconut milk

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 6 small unripe (green) bananas

Directions

  1. Combine the coconut milk and onion in a bowl; set aside.

  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium heat. Boil the bananas in their skin for 30 to 40 minutes; drain. Run the bananas under cold water until they are cool enough to handle. Remove the bananas whole from their skins.

  3. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Place the bananas in the pan. Pour the coconut milk mixture over the bananas. Cook until the coconut milk is foamy. Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

489 Calories
42g Fat
33g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 489
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 53%
Saturated Fat 36g 182%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 17mg 85%
Calcium 81mg 6%
Iron 7mg 38%
Potassium 459mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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