Makes 8 servings
Each serving equals one 5 A Day servings
4 ripe (black) plantains
1 cup skim milk
½ cup brown sugar
4 Tbsp butter
Peel plantains, place in a baking dish, and pour the milk and sugar over the bananas.
Spread the butter over each plantain.
Bake at 400° F for 30 minutes until golden brown. Serve as a side dish.
Microwave method: cut the ends of the unpeeled plantains, place on microwave safe plate, and place moist paper towel on top of the plantains.
Microwave on high for 8 minutes or until the skin bursts open.
Let cool, then peel the skins, and place in microwave safe baking dish.
Pour milk and sugar, and then spread butter over each plantain.
Microwave on high for 12 minutes.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 190, Protein 2g, Fat 2g, Calories From Fat 9%, Cholesterol 5mg, Carbohydrates 44g, Fiber 2g, Sodium 48mg.