Plantain Flour
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Plantain Flour From Barry Farm Foods Online Store

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Plantains

 

The word "banana" is often used incorrectly to describe other plantain varieties, when in fact the generic name is "plantain" and the specific varieties are cooking plantain, banana plantain, bocadillo plantain (the little one), etc.

Plantains are a staple food in the tropical regions of the world, treated in much the same way as potatoes and with a similar neutral flavor and texture when unripe.  Bananas are typically eaten raw, while plantains require cooking.

Banana or plantain flour is popular in two Puerto Rican recipes, "pasteles" and "alcapurias".  

Both are pastries stuffed with meat, one is fried, the other is boiled.  

These pastries are made with plantain flour freshly grated plantains.

If you're not into tropical dishes, try the recipe below:

Plantain Pancakes

  2 cups plantain flour 
  3 tsp baking powder
  tsp sea salt
  3 tablespoons cane juice crystals
  2 eggs
  3 tablespoons cooking oil
  1 cup milk
  
Mix ingredients thoroughly and spoon onto hot griddle. 

Fruit can be added if desired. 

 

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving
Calories 160
Calories from fat 0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Total
Carbohydrate 30.9g
10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 9g
Percent values are based on a 2,000 calorie per day diet. Your daily values may differ.
Additional Information
0% of calories from Fat
77.4% from Carbohydrates
22.6% from Protein