Plantains that Taste Great! Baked Plantain with Mojo Verde

By Align/WELL

June 7, 2024

healthy cooking, recipe

Indulge in the irresistible harmony of sweet and savory with our baked plantain recipe - a simple yet exotic dish elevated by the bold flavors of a zesty mojo verde (green dipping sauce.) Whether enjoyed as a snack, side dish, or a unique addition to any meal, this recipe is a delightful journey for your taste buds.

These baked plantains are a celebration of simplicity and bold flavors. Sliced and baked to golden perfection, the plantains offer a delightful contrast of sweetness with a hint of salt. The smashing technique not only enhances their crispy texture but also allows the flavors to meld beautifully. As for the green dipping sauce, it adds a zesty kick to elevate the experience. The jalapeño, garlic, and cilantro blend harmoniously, creating a sauce that's both fresh and invigorating.

Beyond the deliciousness, this dish brings a nutritional punch. Plantains are a rich source of vitamins A and C, potassium, and dietary fiber. The addition of olive oil provides heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, and the green sauce with jalapeño and cilantro adds a dose of antioxidants. With a spicy kick and a touch of freshness, this baked plantain with green sauce is a delightful treat for your taste buds and a wholesome addition to your culinary repertoire.

Download free recipe: Baked Plantain with Green Sauce

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