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FuFu

Last updated: November 29, 2017

This popular African dish is fun to eat. Serve it in place of mashed potatoes for a sweet surprise.

  • 4 ripe plantains FuFu
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 green onions (scallions), chopped

Peel plantains and slice into 1-inch pieces. Bring water to a boil. Add plantain pieces and cook for 20 minutes. Drain, but leave some water for mashing. Add butter and garlic to plantains. Mash with a potato masher. Garnish with green onions and serve.

Makes 4 servings.
Per serving: 209 calories. Fat: 3.5 grams. Sodium: 40 milligrams. Fiber: 5 grams. Saturated Fat: 2 grams. Total Carbohydrates: 58 grams. Protein: 3 grams.

Recipe adapted from FruitsandVeggiesMoreMatters.org
Image courtesy of weezerthewonderful/Flickr.

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