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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Raw Food & Other Recipes using Plantains

Some time ago I shared this recipe for Seasoned Plantain Raw Food Snack. Here is another recipe I've done recently:

Plantain & Cucumber Salad

4 very ripe plantains
1 large cucumber(or 2 small ones)
1 clove garlic(grated finely)
1 tbsp coconut oil/olive oil
Sea salt

Peel ripe plantains and slice thinly.  Cut off ends of cucumber and slice thinly as well.  Add garlic, sea salt and oil of your choice.  Toss together.  Enjoy!

I also found some recipes online for you. has quite a bit of plantain recipes.  The first page has a lot of fried recipes but if you scroll through the pages you will find more recipes that are not like plantains in milk and baked plantains. The How To Make Cuban Lasagna recipe looked interesting because I've never heard of lasagna using plantains.  

This video shows how to make a vegan Ripe Plantain Casserole. Great Latin music to cook along with. Enjoy!

Here is a raw plantain recipe called Plantain Date Cream.  It's like ice cream according to the site.  I am definitely going to try that one.  I was not able to find many raw plantain recipes.  I guess that just means I have to develop my own repertoire.  :)

Do you have any raw plantain recipes to share?  Please do so in the comments or email me.  Thanks in advance.

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  1. IN the past I have sliced really ripe plantain and dehydrated it.  tastes like when it is fried.

  2. Raw food salads are the best kind of raw food recipe that my kids loves a lot. They are very eager to eat raw foods so I am very thankful that I won't have any problem convincing them to eat healthy foods.

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