Plantains in Butter Rum Sauce

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Quick and easy everyday Latin American dessert.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, or to taste

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup rum

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 plantains, peeled and sliced

  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon, or to taste

Directions

  1. Cook and stir almonds in a skillet over medium-high heat until golden and toasted, 2 to 4 minutes.

  2. Stir sugar, rum, and butter together in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover the bowl with a lid or plastic wrap and microwave until hot, stirring once, 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Place plantain slices in rum sauce, sprinkle with cinnamon, cover the bowl, and microwave until plantains are hot and tender, 1 to 2 minutes more. Top with toasted almonds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

233 Calories
8g Fat
36g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 233
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 26g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 11mg 55%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 307mg 7%

* 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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