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Plantain and Ginger Gratin

(Cooking Time: 25 minutes \ Preparation Time: 10 minutes\ Servings: 2)

Plantains are rich in potassium and also loaded with dietary fibre, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. It helps to control hypertension and prevent constipation and colon cancer.  Here I introduce my favorite Plantain and Ginger Gratin recipe which is so easy to make and so tasty that you can make it for dinner in a row!

Banana

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

  • Amount per Serving
  • Calories 220g
  • Fats: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
  • Protein: 15g

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 plantain
  • 1 slice of fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • 2 tbsp of flour
  • 1 cup of soy milk
  • 1 pinch of powdered ginger
  • 1 pinch of turmeric
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp of yeast
Gratin

DIRECTIONS:

  • Cut the plantain into slices that are not too thin. Chop the slice of ginger.
  • Brown the banana and ginger in a pan with a little butter and place in the dish.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°/400°F
  • Make your béchamel either in a saucepan.
  • Melt the butter, add the flour then dilute with the soy milk, salted and add the spices.
  • Put in the Microwave for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring every minute. Pour over the bananas.
  • Sprinkle with brewer’s yeast and brown in the oven for about 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven; then serve and enjoy your dish!
Plantain and Ginger Gratin

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