This Filipino banana blossoms dish presents a very unique use and flavor of this fruit. Serve hot with rice.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Sprinkle salt over banana blossoms and knead to release juice. Discard juice.

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  • Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute garlic until slightly brown and fragrant, about 1 minute. Add onion; saute until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add pork, salt, and pepper; mix well. Cover and cook until pork is slightly pink in the center, about 5 minutes. Add banana blossoms, vinegar, and water. Cover and cook until flavors blend, about 5 minutes more.

Cook's Note:

Use any pork sections you prefer.

Nutrition Facts

241 calories; protein 23.3g 47% DV; carbohydrates 12.5g 4% DV; fat 11.2g 17% DV; cholesterol 63.2mg 21% DV; sodium 184.9mg 7% DV. Full Nutrition