15 Plantain Recipes That Are Anything But Plain
The next time you’re looking for a cheap meal that is filling, don’t blindly grab that bag of rice in your pantry. There is another starchy staple that is just as satisfying: plantains. The Paleo-friendly bananas that dominate Latin cuisine can be eaten at any ripeness, and the color tends to dictate how they are used. Green can be fried or cooked in a stew (like below), and the dark ones are usually a sweet addition to any meal. Both are usually served as side dishes, but for some main dish inspiration, try these 14 plantain recipes below.