This recipe was developed from the influences of my trips to Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa, and the Caribbean. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
50 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 9-inch pie
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place plantains in a pot with water to cover. Bring to a boil; cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, transfer to a bowl, and mash until smooth. Add 1/2 cup white sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and red food coloring.

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  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Flour a pie plate; line the plate with the pie crust.

  • Pour the plantain mixture into the pie crust. Arrange sliced mangos on top and sprinkle with a pinch of sugar.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until mostly firm, about 30 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You may use your own pie crust recipe.

Nutrition Facts

258 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 47.8g; fat 7.8g; sodium 120mg. Full Nutrition
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