Nutrition Facts:
Fat- 3.5g
Sodium- 40mg
Carb- 58g
Fiber- 5g
Protein- 3g
Vit A- 45%
Vit C- 60%
Calcium- 2%
Iron- 8%

African FuFu

  • 5 cups water
  • 4 ripe plantains
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 4 scallions, chopped

  1. Peel plantains and slice into 1-inch pieces.
  2. Bring water to a boil. Add plantain pieces and cook on medium-high for 20 minutes until most water is absorbed.
  3. Add butter and garlic to plantains. Mash with potato masher.
  4. Garnish with green onions and serve.

Variation: For a creamy texture, add ¼ cup of skim milk or soy
milk to plantains when mashing.

Servings: 4