Cooked Plantain Bananas

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Joy1996

This dish is from Venezuela.

Top Review by CalFanAnn

I had never cooked with plantains before, and this recipe was easy and delicious. I wasn't sure if I was supposed to take the peel off or not, so I did one sliced in half with the peel on and the other with no peel. Both turned out great. I put a little butter on all, then jack cheese on two and cinnamon sugar and ground cloves on the other two. Yum!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Make a cut lengthwise on the plantain peel; open it and cut the plantain into two halves, again lengthwise.
  3. Grease a baking sheet or cover a sheet with foil; place the plantain over is peel on the tray.
  4. Insert the cloves, distributing them evenly along the two halves.
  5. Sprinkle some of the raw sugar and allspice over.
  6. Put small amounts of butter or oil on the plantain halves and sprinkle the coconut or cheese over top.
  7. Bake about 45 minutes or until the plantain become golden.
  8. Remove from oven and discard cloves.

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