Green Plantain - Part 1: Introduction Recipe Video

Green Plantain - Tostones is the easiest and quickest way to prepare plantains. In the Latin Caribbean region, green plantains are the staple food. The North American population was introduced with the plantain as the banana plantain. Plantains can be boiled, fried, steamed or even baked.


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexJust Enjoy
Main Ingredient


 Green plantains3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 164 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.5 g0.76%

Saturated Fat 0.19 g0.96%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5.4 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 20.1 g

Protein 2 g3.5%

Vitamin A 30.3% Vitamin C 41.2%

Calcium 0.4% Iron 4.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cut the ends of the plantains.
2. Score each plantain.
3. Microwave each plantain for a minute.
4. Peel the skin off.
5. Plantains are ready to use for recipe.
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Editors Review

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