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For the Love of Plantain: Shredded Plantains

shredded plantains

This one is pretty straightforward, just 2 ingredients + salt & spices basically!     Shredded Plantains   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Ingredients 3 Plantains (ripe & firm) 100ml Olive oil Spices (to taste) Salt (to taste) Instructions Peel the plantains Using a grater, grate the plantains in a diagonal direction to get longer strips Place grated plantains in a bowl and season with your preference of salt, pepper and spices Add 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil and mix gently Using your hand, take a golf ball size of…

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Plantain Burger

Not everyday fried plantain or bolí, sometimes sexy plantain burger. Plantain Burger   Save Print Prep time 6 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 46 mins   With this recipe, plantains are used in place of burger buns. Author: Wendy Evans-Uhegbu Serves: 46 Ingredients 2 Plantains (ripe & firm) 2 Burger Patties 1 Fresh Beef Tomato (sliced) 1 Onion (Sliced) ¼ Bunch Lettuce 2-4 Cheese Slices Olive oil 4 Tablespoons Ketchup 4 Tablespoons Mayonnaise ½ Slice Lemon Salt and Pepper(to taste) Spices (to taste) Instructions Spice the burger patties with salt, pepper and spices. Place them in the grill…

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Giz-dodo

I always get the ” what’s that?” reaction from certain people when i mention Gizdo(Short pronunciation 😎 ). But then,every now and then,in addition to the regular samosa,spring rolls and puff puff,Gizdo is another dish i always come across in every “gbedu” i attend. It is a Nigerian invented meal(i’ll like to think   😀  ) which is as self-explanatory as it sounds. It is simply a combination of gizzard and plantain(dodo) and some other ‘serenre”, hence the name “Gizdodo”. It is a really tasty meal so it can serve as a very good appetizer or side dish.The interesting thing…

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